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Re^3: Perl5 Language Extension: Definedness-Triggered Shortcut Operators

by martin (Friar)
on Mar 20, 2012 at 17:42 UTC ( #960608=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Perl5 Language Extension: Definedness-Triggered Shortcut Operators
in thread RFC: Perl5 Language Extension: Definedness-Triggered Shortcut Operators

You are right, triple ampersand parses as "boolean and" followed by a "subroutine call sigil". Too bad.


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Re^4: Perl5 Language Extension: Definedness-Triggered Shortcut Operators (odds)
by tye (Cardinal) on Mar 20, 2012 at 19:18 UTC

    The odds of there being code in the wild that does $a&&&foo() with no space seem pretty slim to me. It even seems rather unlikely in an obfu. Not that I have personally witnessed p5p be swayed by such arguments before.

    The odds of "$a &&& $b" being non-broken code in the wild seems even slimmer.

    - tye        

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