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Re^4: uninitialized string variable

by JediWizard (Deacon)
on Aug 14, 2010 at 02:38 UTC ( #855039=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: uninitialized string variable
in thread uninitialized string variable

This is only an opinion, but:

I would rather keep to a single syntax for de-referencing when possible. As with most things in perl, there is more than one way to do it, and different ways have different strengths. In some cases using the @$arrayref; %$hashref; $$scalarref may be better, and in others $arrayref->[0]; $hashref->{key}; may be better. That having been said... @$data[$i]->{key} uses two different syntax's for de-referecing, in the same statement. I'd say that $data->[$i]{key} is much clearer.

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