[Chicago-talk] specifying 2 variables as 1 hash key

Steven Lembark lembark at wrkhors.com
Wed Dec 3 17:59:19 CST 2003

-- Paul Baker <pbaker at where2getit.com>

> On Dec 3, 2003, at 1:36 PM, Dooley, Michael wrote:
>> print "$hash{$var1$var2}"; #this does not work.
> That's because you want this:
> print $hash{"$var1$var2"};

the camel has a good description of hash keys. You
probably just want a composite key:


(i.e., separated with a comma, as on a list). These
is already handling for this built into the language
from before referents (necessary for nested hashes).

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