[sf-perl] Unusual Perl "feature"
quinn at pgexperts.com
Sun Feb 17 18:40:41 PST 2013
On Feb 15, 2013, at 4:14 PM, Mark Kvale wrote:
> This is documented behavior; see
> My guess on use? As the man says, '-bareword is equivalent to the string "-bareword"', allowing for fat comma keys without needing quotes, e.g.
> (-bareword => 1, -title => 2)
But you don't need to quote keys anyway. This feature must exist for some other reason.
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