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Trouble getting size of list returned from sub

by wanna_code_perl (Pilgrim)
on Nov 26, 2012 at 08:53 UTC ( #1005594=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
    sub good { my @a = qw/zero one two/; @a }
    sub bad  { qw/foo bar baz/ }
    
    ...
    Output:
    3        <== what I want
    baz      <== not
    
  2. or download this
    {
        my @temp = bad();
        say scalar @temp;
    }