PLEASE, don't tell me I dont want to do this.
I want to do exactly what I said above.
Not to use hash of hashes or anything else.
I DO want to use a variable as a hash name
and I'm aware of the risks.
To help you understand why you've copped a few downvotes,
it would have been more polite to explain up front
why you want to use symbolic references, rather than
to issue a command to the unpaid volunteers who answer
Understanding the why behind your
question makes it more interesting for us and makes
it more likely that others who read this node in
the future will learn from it
(this topic is discussed in more detail at the XY Problem
Please remember that this site is a community
of Perl programmers, a community that
encourages everyone to grow and learn from
Anyway, welcome to the monastery.
If you become involved in Perl monks, not just asking
for help, but answering the questions of others,
you should have a lot of fun and your Perl will improve out of sight.