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in reply to Re: Learning to *really* love references
in thread Learning to *really* love references

The notation is what I always use - I find it easier to stick to one form throughout. Don't get me wrong I appreciate Perl's flexibility, but consistency makes my life simpler. I make no claim for superiority here! However, I do agree that the $$ notation is hard to follow, and I never use it


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Anthony Staines

PS -thanks for the tip about deref'ing - I'll try it out next time.