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Re^2: Weird (?) behavior with constants under special conditions

by AnomalousMonk (Canon)
on Jan 31, 2013 at 17:09 UTC ( #1016361=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Weird (?) behavior with constants under special conditions
in thread Weird (?) behavior with constants under special conditions

... it is not wise to use operator names for constants.

ceo: ... or for functions, which is what constants are:

>perl -wMstrict -le "sub tr (&$) { $_[0]->($_[1]) } sub trx (&$) { $_[0]->($_[1]) } ;; $_ = 'foo'; print 'A: ', tr{ print qq{tr match: $_[0]} }/foo/; print 'B: ', trx{ print qq{trx match: $_[0]} }/foo/; " A: 0 trx match: 1 B: 1

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