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in reply to Re^4: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?
in thread What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?

One is supposed to look like an arrow, the other one doesn't. It's actually a good demonstration. In your scenario, ~> would be much closer to the other operators using ~ than to the deref operator.


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