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[perl #120162] [EXPERIMENT] postfix dereference syntax

From:
Father Chrysostomos via RT
Date:
May 17, 2016 08:34
Subject:
[perl #120162] [EXPERIMENT] postfix dereference syntax
Message ID:
rt-4.0.18-6224-1463474061-169.120162-15-0@perl.org
On Wed Oct 09 06:31:27 2013, rjbs wrote:
> Commit 4fa0b80 to perl5.git merged in the postderef branch, allowing Perl
> 5.20.0 to experimentally support:
> 
>   $x->[y]{z}->$*->w->@*
> 
> ...instead of...
> 
>   @{ ${ $x->[y]{z} }->w }
> 
> Acceptance criteria for this feature in a future perl release are, at a
> minimum:
> 
>   * no horrible known bugs
>   * no major known inequalities between the two forms
> 

There was a *minor* known inequality, now fixed in c3492809fd2.

In any case, this ticket can be resolved.

-- 

Father Chrysostomos


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