in reply to Re^3: Shouldn't references be readonly?
in thread Shouldn't LITERAL references be readonly? (updated)

> Should @$ar1 and @$ar2 be treated differently,

No, but what's the point to allow overwriting an alias for references without throwing an error?

Should they be treated differently than 42, undef and "str", and if so, why?

Again, I'm talking about the container, not the mutable content.

Cheers Rolf
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