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Father Chrysostomos via RT
October 14, 2014 13:45
[perl #122947] [EXPERIMENT] Lvalue references
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On Tue Oct 14 05:47:48 2014, 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.

‘Assigning to references’ is the least ambiguous way to refer to it that I can think.  How do we abbreviate that into a feature name?  If we call it refassign, it’s ambiguous again, because reference assignment would be assignment of references.

> Also, we have LVALUE refs.  Is this feature
> actually
> related to that?



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