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Re: hash problems

by BioLion (Curate)
on Sep 20, 2010 at 16:41 UTC ( #860877=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to hash problems

All it is is that your line: print("$passwords{"Matt"} is my password.");
is being interpreted as :

print("$passwords{"Matt"} is my password."); ^-- string -^ ^- another string-^
Effectively making 'Matt' a bareword (i.e. not a function, string etc...)

Always remember to use warnings and strict (and diagnostics for more info on any error messages).

Check out perldata for info on string interpolation... Hope this helps,

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