SPUG: When is a caret just a caret? And what about dollar?

Michael R. Wolf michaelrwolf at att.net
Wed Oct 14 07:58:53 PDT 2009

On Oct 13, 2009, at 7:50 PM, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:

> You left out $foo[EXPR] and $foo{EXPR}, which may interpolate $foo
> or may interpolate a hash or array element, depending on perl's guess.

Guess?  You mean it's non-deterministic?  Oh, the horror!  :-)

I guess this is a corollary to "Only perl parses Perl".

Michael R. Wolf
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