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Re: [perl #122947] [EXPERIMENT] Lvalue references

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Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
October 14, 2014 12:56
Re: [perl #122947] [EXPERIMENT] Lvalue references
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On Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:47:15 -0400
Ricardo Signes <> wrote:

> Since I haven't much played with it yet, I don't have much to say,
> except this: I think "lvalue reference" might need to be renamed.  My
> understanding is that it's always about the backslash on the left
> hand side, rather than having a reference in an lvalue.  Also, we
> have LVALUE refs.  Is this feature actually related to that?

I too am a little put off by the name of what is otherwise a great idea.

I suspect the problem is the subtle distinction between "lvalues that
are references", and "references that are lvalues". We've always had
the former; now we have the latter as well.

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans  |

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