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I have recently played little bit with this useful operator and came across its behaviour which is at least strange and confusing. Consider following one-liner:
perl -we'my @l = qw/ca qw/; for (@l) { print if /a/../c/ }'
According to documentation: "The right operand is not evaluated while the operator is in the "false" state, and the left operand is not evaluated while the operator is in the "true" state." So I would expect that the result of this code would be "caqw". I am assuming here that Perl processes each array element char by char "from left to right" and therefore doesn't evaluate /c/ operand, because it's in false state, and then goes to true state because it evaluates /a/ operand and stays so till the end.

The actual result is nevertheless only "ca" which I find really strange and almost wrong. What is your opinion of this Perls's behaviour? Don't you think it would be more logical it would print "caqw"?

In reply to Scalar range operator again by kejv2

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