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1) When using a hash to store counts, I prefer just relying on the fact that a key springs into existence upon $hash{key}++. After all, I'm a lazy Perl programmer! Assuming your code needs them all initialized, I'd slightly prefer map I suppose, because it is one line (I don't like putting two statements on a single line, as some are suggesting for the second method).

2) The first version is kind of wacky. I would use the second.


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