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Re: Re: Re: Context aware functions - best practices?

by sauoq (Abbot)
on Jan 15, 2003 at 22:47 UTC ( #227258=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    my($x) = foo(...); 
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    my $x = foo(...);
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    my ($x) = split//,"foo";          # $x eq 'f'
    my $x   = split//,"foo";          # $x == 3
    my ($x) = localtime;              # seconds
    my $x   = localtime;              # String like ctime(3) 
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    sub foo { my @a = qw(foo bar); @a } 
    sub bar { my @a = qw(foo bar); wantarray ? @a : $a[0] } 
    my $q  = foo;    # $q == 2     (different information)
    my($r) = bar;    # $r eq 'foo'
    my $s  = bar;    # $s eq 'foo' (same information) 

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