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Re^7: Useless use of string in return statement

by Anonymous Monk
on Apr 13, 2021 at 16:34 UTC ( #11131209=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: Useless use of string in return statement
in thread Useless use of string in return statement

If we're going to get that nick-picky, then I'll point out that $a and $b cannot be stand-ins for "anything" ... since they are scalars. So you were jousting at stars that never felt a wound.

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Re^8: Useless use of string in return statement
by haukex (Bishop) on Apr 13, 2021 at 17:24 UTC
    I'll point out that $a and $b cannot be stand-ins for "anything"

    I chose my wording "should not be understood" carefully: it's a clarification for any reader for whom the distinction between $a || $b and @a || @b may be unclear. And maybe you missed the smiley at the end of my post above.

    So you were jousting at stars [concern-trolling] that never felt a wound.

    Says the anonymous poster making insults... he who lives in a glass house.

      a clarification for any reader for whom the distinction between $a || $b and @a || @b may be unclear.

      I think even sundial knows the difference. XD

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