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amelinda

by amelinda (Friar)
on Sep 28, 2000 at 01:59 UTC ( #34288=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

unix sysadmin pretending to know some Perl seeks solutions for tricky situations.

It's been a long time since I did perl regularly, or visited this site. Oy. I'm not even a unix sysadmin anymore. Just checking in.

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[LanX]: &; is interpreted as a function call, but the @ has no meaning
[LanX]: OH
[LanX]: you are talking about signatures?
[GotToBTru]: yes, it turns out I am
[LanX]: http://perldoc. perl.org/perlsub. html#Prototypes
[GotToBTru]: that page, strangely enough, never mentions that construct
[LanX]: ; is for optional prototypes
[LanX]: & is codeblock @ array
[GotToBTru]: okay, that is there in the text, not in literal use in any of the examples
[GotToBTru]: the text suggest it is redundant before @

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