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Re^6: lhs substr(): refs vs. scalars

by ysth (Canon)
on Oct 09, 2005 at 04:40 UTC ( #498508=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^5: lhs substr(): refs vs. scalars
in thread lhs substr(): refs vs. scalars

But I think adjusting the one assign through would be easy and useful.
This is changed in bleadperl and will be in 5.10. In 5.8.x at some point a grammatically torturous paragraph was added to the end of the substr doc warning about some of these issues.

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