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In Perl, the prefixes of sv, av, and hv might be more recognizable. Well, at least for people who have seen discussions that touched on internals that used the standard (and ubiquitous) abbreviations that are used internally.

At least, I have sometimes used names like $sv_xml when I saw a value in calling out "this is a reference (of this type)" in the variable name.

- tye        

In reply to Re^4: Perl Best Practices for naming variables (sv, av, hv) by tye
in thread Perl Best Practices for naming variables by creamygoodness

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