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Re^6: Global symbol requires explicit package name

by ColonelPanic (Friar)
on Nov 29, 2012 at 06:28 UTC ( #1006166=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: Global symbol requires explicit package name
in thread Global symbol requires explicit package name

The first example doesn't provide equivalent functionality, however. When an array slice is passed normally, modifying @_ will modify the original array. But this makes an anonymous copy of the array slice, which is discarded after the function call.


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[ambrus]: As for TeX, I'm not trying to discourage anyone from writing carefully beautifully typeset documents, in maths or outside. But most people aren't willing to do that, and will spend only little time about the formatting,
[ambrus]: and try to leave everything else to automated systems without checking how what they write came out format-wise, and for those people, discounting the part about journals with a specific format above,
[ambrus]: just blindly recommending to use LaTeX is a bad idea now.

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