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Re^2: Thoughts on replacing -> with .

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 11, 2013 at 14:25 UTC ( #1038264=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Thoughts on replacing -> with .
in thread Thoughts on replacing -> with .

I find that many people do something like:

$var->{key1}->{key2}->{key3}

when the following should suffice:

$var->{key1}{key2}{key3}


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Re^3: Thoughts on replacing -> with .
by Ralesk (Pilgrim) on Jun 12, 2013 at 11:32 UTC

    Iím one of those people, and Iím not entirely sure why I do it. Iím fully aware that the later arrows are optional. The one arrow notation feels a bit asymmetric, and it doesnít show that they all are refs in there, I guess.

Re^3: Thoughts on replacing -> with .
by ambrus (Abbot) on Jun 12, 2013 at 19:03 UTC

    I usually write ${${$$var{key1}}{key2}}{key3}, or, very rarely $$var{key1}{$key2}{$key3} or an intermediate variant. I never use arrow dereferencing.

      Those are particularly unusual ways of doing it. But hey, TIMTOWTDI.

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