in reply to Re^2: Want for a name?
in thread Want for a name?

sure, you need to localize them.

But $a and $b always have the risk to be lexicals from the outer scope▓, I wanted to avoid discussing that problem.╣

It's about naming after all...

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

╣) compare this error

DB<108> my $a=3; sort {$a <=> $b} @a Can't use "my $a" in sort comparison at ...

▓) being bound to another package can be solved by investigating the caller, but checking for lexicals involves padwalker.