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Re^2: Perl oddities

by theorbtwo (Prior)
on Mar 02, 2005 at 12:04 UTC ( #435786=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl oddities
in thread Perl oddities

Re the last one, it should simply be gotten rid of. The reason it's there is to keep you from accidentally saying print (1+2)/3;. That now gives /both/ a useless use of division in void context and a print interpreted as function. The "print interpreted as function" was there long before the "... in void context"; the later is more useful, but was harder for perl to notice.


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