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Re: The default hash - accident, coincidence or conspiracy?

by ysth (Canon)
on Jun 20, 2005 at 11:55 UTC ( #468286=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to The default hash - accident, coincidence or conspiracy?

From your example, I'm not sure what you see that is special about %_. Perhaps just that you don't have to declare it with our/use vars when under stricture?

You should be aware that there is something special about it, though. Just like $_ and @_, if you use it without a package qualifier such as %Foo::_, it references %main::_, not the current package. IIRC, this is indeed documented.

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