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Re: Need an $a and $b as in perl's sort routine

by simonm (Vicar)
on Jan 11, 2006 at 00:57 UTC ( #522362=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Need an $a and $b as in perl's sort routine

If you only have one implicit target variable, use the variable that's already been set aside for implicit targets -- $_.

It's easy to local $_ before calling the sub, and with $_ everyone will know what you're doing.

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