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Re^3: How is perl able to handle the null byte?

by Joost (Canon)
on Jun 15, 2006 at 19:01 UTC ( #555588=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: How is perl able to handle the null byte?
in thread How is perl able to handle the null byte?

A struct is a "complex" type. That means a struct contains a fixed number of fields that can be of different types themselves. A bit like a perl hash but with a fixed number of key-value pairs.

PerlGuts Illustrated has some nice diagrams.


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