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Michael G Schwern
May 14, 2003 01:50
Re: Should we deprecate $; ?
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On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 09:01:19AM +0200, Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
> > FWIW, Tie::Math makes good use of it because writing tied, multi-dimensional
> > data structures is a pain in the ass.  Its easier to handle:  $tied{1,2,3} 
> > than $tied{1}{2}{3}.
> However, there is no real significant advantage over $tied{"$a,$b,$c"}.
> At least when the number of dimensions is constant (as in every good
> universe ;-)

Except the need for explicit quoting. :(

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