ShermW0829: FYI, this
perldoc -q "use a variable as a variable name"
gives you the FAQ section to which the reply of Dominus linked by LanX is a counter-blast (well, kinda). (Use single- or double-quotes as appropriate to your OS.)
Found in C:\strawberry\5.14\perl\lib\pods\perlfaq7.pod
How can I use a variable as a variable name?
Beginners often think they want to have a variable contain the nam
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