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Re^3: Hash arrays

by NetWallah (Abbot)
on Dec 26, 2012 at 16:30 UTC ( #1010405=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Hash arrays
in thread Hash arrays

Yes - that looks cleaner, but it is not the equivalent.

Your code overwrites the contents of $family_hash{$key} while the OP's appends.
So, if the $key appears more than once in the input data sequence, all but the last will be clobbered by your code.

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