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Jeff 'japhy' Pinyan
January 29, 2002 07:23
RE: What's wrong with this?
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On Jan 29, Jonathan E. Paton said:

>> How can the param's be placed into a new hash?
>my %hash = param();
>since param() detects whether it's in list/array/hash
>context and does the Right Thing.

These is no such thing as "hash context" or "array context".  There is
void context, scalar context, and list context.

  my %hash = param();

is list context, and stores only the NAMES of the fields (not their
values) in %hash.

Jeff "japhy" Pinyan
RPI Acacia brother #734
** Look for "Regular Expressions in Perl" published by Manning, in 2002 **
<stu> what does y/// stand for?  <tenderpuss> why, yansliterate of course.

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