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Re: ?: (conditional operator)

by Masem (Monsignor)
on Aug 23, 2001 at 17:46 UTC ( #107321=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to ?: (conditional operator)

Based on perlop , the terany operator (?:) is just one precidence level above the "operate and set" operators .=, +=, etc.

Thus, perl is seeing:

print ($x ? $x.="hello" : $x.="Bye");
as
print ( ( $x ? $x.="hello" : $x ) .="Bye");
and not as
print ( $x ? $x.="hello" : ( $x.="Bye" ) );
The solution is, therefore, to use the last form to get it the way you want.

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Re: Re: ?: (conditional operator)
by pmas (Hermit) on Aug 23, 2001 at 18:56 UTC
    Ovid just asked similar Weird syntax question and htoug has elegant solution using wonderfull B::Deparse module.

    pmas
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