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What is %_by Russ (Deacon)
|on May 16, 2000 at 01:48 UTC||Need Help??|
Russ has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
Random synapse firing:
Perl does reserve this symbol, however:
Since I find no mention of it in `man perlvar`, nor in any other man page I've searched...nor in any book I own, this may make an interesting SoPW question.
So, what does it do (if anything)?
P.S. My intention was to store incoming "named arguments" (see Object Oriented Perl by Damian Conway p. 31) in an idiomatic fashion.