Gareth Noyce Gareth.Noyce at
Thu Nov 30 05:37:15 CST 2000

> I used a scalar in the example but it was supposed to say 
> 'big data structure' not bad data structure.
> So I use it when it massive, innit.

In which case you see some benefit in using references, as you're not
merging the entire passed structure to @_. Anything larger than a scalar
benefits from this lack of merging... Even small arrays. 

Just dereference the passed structure from @_ and continue as normal...

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