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Re^2: using function output ananymous array vs. named array in foreach

by ISAI student (Scribe)
on Dec 27, 2012 at 09:03 UTC ( #1010473=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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You are probably right, but I can't touch foo at the moment... It stands for a number of objects' methods that I cannot change. I am given this deck of cards, and deal with it... I guess that for the sake of simplicity, brevity (and less duration of memory footprint), I'll use the anonymous array method.
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Re^3: using function output ananymous array vs. named array in foreach
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Dec 27, 2012 at 09:54 UTC
    for the sake of simplicity, brevity (and less duration of memory footprint), I'll use the anonymous array method.

    Neither of your OP snippets uses an anonymous array.

    Your function returns a list, which you either: assign to an array which you then process using for; or you process the list directly with for.

    But yes, there is no purpose to assigning to the array, unless you needed to retain the returned values beyond the loop.


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