in reply to "Using a hash as a reference is deprecated" -- Baloney !

Due to a bug in Perl,


gets interpreted as a


->{bar} expects a reference, and thus a scalar, so it should be interpreted as


The deprecation warning was added in anticipation of getting this bug fixed.



is getting interpreted as


you could use that, or you could shorten it to


Now where's this baloney you promised? I'm hungry!

Update: Fixed bad curlies matching in second half.