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The thing is, I would want to use this in a scope as limited as possible. Which means I would end up with:

my $object = $other_object->get_object; my $result = do { use safederef; $object->possible_method; };

At which point I could basically write

my $object = $other_object->get_object; my $result = $object ? $object->possible_method : undef;

Which would mean we'd end up with a best-case scenario where the traditional way needs less code to provide the same. Compare this to:

my $result = $other_object?->get_object?->possible_method;

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In reply to Re^3: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing? by phaylon
in thread What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing? by de-merphq

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