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Re^2: Perl Idioms Explained - my $count = () = /.../g

by japhy (Canon)
on Feb 07, 2006 at 15:40 UTC ( #528537=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Perl Idioms Explained - my $count = () = /.../g
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I'd say "but that builds up and then destroys an array referencce", but I don't know which takes more time, and then I'd say "benchmark it", but this would be a case of micro-optimizing. So I will agree with your intent: use whichever construct is clearer to you.

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