and loop statements

Alan Stewart astewart at
Wed Sep 13 11:01:29 CDT 2000

On 12 Sep 00, at 18:01, jeff saenz wrote:


>> Well, you are right. The anonymous sub does create a code ref. What I meant was
>> not:
>>    sub {blah blah blah}
>> but:
>>    sub {blah blah blah}->()
>> so it would execute right then and there.
>Can you pass params inside the () above?

You can, but I am not sure that it is useful, since the params and the code 
are all right there. Not much difference between saying:

   print 1, sub {my $x = 2; return $x}->(), 3;


   print 1, sub {my $x= shift; return $x}->(2), 3;

>Jeff Saenz
>jeff at

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