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Enache Adrian
April 22, 2003 15:49
Re: slice autoextending ?
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On Tue, Apr 22, 2003 at 11:35:44PM +0100, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> bugid #1832 points out that there is an inconsistency between the docs and
> the behaviour of splice, in that the array isn't autoextended if
> the offset is off the end; eg
>     perl -le 'splice(@x,10,1,'foo'); print 0+@x'
> prints 1 rather than 10.
> The bug dialogue contains proposals both for a doc patch or a code patch,
> but no concensus was reached (or even attempted, it would appear) as to
> which it should be.
> I would vote for fixing the docs.

Wouldn't be that a rather useful feature ?


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