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in reply to Re: Foreach in a 2D array
in thread Foreach in a 2D array

This is probably just a minor nit, but thought I might learn something. My understanding is that there is very little difference (from the perl interpreter standpoint) between:

my %hash = ('a', 'b', 'c', 'd');
and
my %hash = ('a' => 'b', 'c'=> 'd');

Advantages I can think of for the first representation are:

The advantages I can think of for the second representation are:

Essentially => is syntactic sugar for ,.

Update. Missed a tic.


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