in reply to size of an array ref
A question I can still answer!
The size of a reference to an array is a scalar. If you're looking for the size of the array to which the references is pointing, you may try this:
The curly braces are the dereference operator. Now, if I misunderstood, and you want to know something like the total size of a array of references to arrays, my answer is likely useless.
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