[Chicago-talk] Deprecated use of hash as a reference

Andy Lester andy at petdance.com
Thu Apr 8 09:23:05 PDT 2010

On Apr 8, 2010, at 11:21 AM, Brad Doty wrote:

> BTW, I still think it is STUPID that Perl hides all the %'s and @'s in
> almost every practical use of a hash and array.  I understand why it's
> $array[0], but I DON'T like it!  If it's an array, it should use the
> array symbol!
> I should have said that when I was sitting next to Larry Wall

He knows.  Perl 6 will use the @ for array references.


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