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I'm curious, why add another operator? Why not use a prama to upgrade -> into being this new "safe" dereferencing operator?

And then get it included in strict in perl 5.18 or 5.20. Once this new functionality is introduced, why would anyone still want to use the original dereferencing operator?

In reply to Re^4: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing? by Anonymous Monk
in thread What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing? by de-merphq

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