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Well, the question "when are two arrays the same" has never been answered in a way all people could agree on.

Personally, I find the current behaviour of

if (@array1 == @array2)
very useful. I wouldn't want to miss it.

Furthermore, you'd have a hard time convincing me that you need to do less work for redefining an operator than for defining a function. Why not create a function that compares two arrays?

Lastly, perl6 will have a supermatching operator. It will do all kinds of different things, depending on the types of its operands. Perhaps your idea of comparing arrays is one of the possible options.

Abigail


In reply to Re: my least favorite perl feature by Abigail-II
in thread my least favorite perl feature by waxmop

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