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Re^4: Lexical scoping like a fox

by graff (Chancellor)
on Jan 13, 2008 at 17:58 UTC ( #662202=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Lexical scoping like a fox
in thread Lexical scoping like a fox

3)can someone explain further on "lexical variables are declared at compile-time, not initialised?

It's the difference between "existing but having an undefined value (what you get when a variable is declared but not initialized -- ie. defined($var) returns false) vs. "existing with a defined value (what you get when you declare and initialize).

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