I'll agree with your "A list never gets produced in a
scalar context", but only for certain values of "never",
"list", and/or "produced". :) That is an important concept
that needs to be stressed (though I'd put less stress on
the "never" part myself).
But, for the curious, see the last half of (tye)Re: Hash slices ?
for a specific example of what I consider to be a list of
SVs being (temporarilly) produced despite a scalar context.
I'm not trying to contradict the above rule. I am
trying to prevent it from being "over interpretted", but
more than that, I think the example will help some people
understand the concept better.
(but my friends call me "Tye")
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