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Re^2: Perl Idioms Explained - !!expr

by japhy (Canon)
on Jul 14, 2004 at 14:46 UTC ( #374306=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Perl Idioms Explained - !!expr
in thread Perl Idioms Explained - !!expr

I like ~~EXPR as a brief (read: obfuscated) way to enforce scalar context on an expression; it only renders the return value unusable if EXPR is a reference.

Jeff japhy Pinyan, P.L., P.M., P.O.D, X.S.: Perl, regex, and perl hacker
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