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Re: [PATCH] Remove implicit split to @_

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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
July 9, 2009 23:10
Re: [PATCH] Remove implicit split to @_
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2009/7/10 Chip Salzenberg <>:
> On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 09:28:14PM -0700, Chip Salzenberg wrote:
>> I favor simply making it a compile-time error to use split in scalar
>> context.  No problem with silently changing semantics and no more surprising
>> behavior.  Everybody's happy.  (right?)
> ... and, of course, a runtime error if the split is in undetermined context
> at compile time and in scalar context at runtime.

That strikes me as a noble endeavor.

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