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Peter Scott
July 29, 2008 09:51
Re: split in scalar context [was: Alarums and Excursions]
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At 03:05 AM 7/29/2008, Nicholas Clark wrote:
>On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 03:01:16AM -0700, Peter Scott wrote:
> > Aha.  So I am not the only one with a use for split() in scalar context.
> > So can we please eliminate the annoying warning
> >
> >   Use of implicit split to @_ is deprecated
> >
> > that it generates (when you enable warnings, which Tom didn't)?  Why it
> > ever split to @_ I don't know and don't want to, but this has been
> > deprecated roughly forever and surely it is time to move to the
> > post-deprecation phase of removal.
>By which you mean remove the assignment to @_, and the warning, but keep
>the behaviour demonstrated above working?  [Returns count]

Yes.  Please.

Peter Scott
Pacific Systems Design Technologies

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