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Re: Conditional Operator Confusion

by davorg (Chancellor)
on Nov 29, 2006 at 12:14 UTC ( #586666=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Conditional Operator Confusion

Looks like it's operator precendence. This works as you expected.

for(1..10){ $_>5 ? ($x='foo') : ($x='bar'); print "$_:$x\n"; }

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Re^2: Conditional Operator Confusion
by Melly (Hermit) on Nov 29, 2006 at 12:39 UTC

    Well, pfft - that's no good for golf... although I'm still confused - how does precedence work in this context?

    Tom Melly,
      C:\>perl -MO=Deparse,-p for(1..10){ $_>5 ? $x='foo' : $x='bar'; print "$_:$x\n"; } ^Z foreach $_ (1 .. 10) { ((($_ > 5) ? ($x = 'foo') : $x) = 'bar'); print("${_}:$x\n"); } - syntax OK

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