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Which means that while ($z = prompt "") { will set $_ and $z. This is a bad idea. What if the code is used in an inner loop? when the outer loop uses $_ for example?
Yes, that is a nuisance. I'm working on overcoming that problem, but it's difficult: Perl never quite gives you enough context information to detect the assignment. :-(

In reply to Re^3: sub that sets $_ by TheDamian
in thread sub that sets $_ by holli

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