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I have a problem that, in my mind, instantly calls for the use of a C-sytle struct. I have an array of some items, a name for that array, and a counting variable. I know that there are quite a few ways to overcome this without struct, such as an array of references to these items, or an array with the first two elements as the scalars I need, but these methods seem a bit contrived and awkward. Is there a way to do something like this:
struct thing { my $counting_variable; my $name; my @list_of_stuff; };
-Bewildered c++ user

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