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Re^4: Why does reverse in list context operate on () instead of @_ or @ARGV (warning)

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Aug 27, 2012 at 18:39 UTC ( #990038=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Why does reverse in list context operate on () instead of @_ or @ARGV (warning)
in thread Why does reverse in list context operate on () instead of @_ or @ARGV

It'd be better to have separate functions for "reverse string" and "reverse list".

FWIW this is exactly what Perl 6 has: reverse for lists and flip for strings. (And invert for hashes, which returns a list of value => key pairs).

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