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Re^4: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on May 31, 2012 at 13:41 UTC ( #973523=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?
in thread What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?

I don't see why:

~ ~ ~ > is any less acceptable than = or $bool &= $mask;

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Re^5: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?
by phaylon (Curate) on May 31, 2012 at 15:02 UTC

    One is supposed to look like an arrow, the other one doesn't. It's actually a good demonstration. In your scenario, ~> would be much closer to the other operators using ~ than to the deref operator.


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