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Ed Avis
November 9, 2016 11:09
RE: [perl #130038] Builtin variable for loop index in foreach
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Dave Mitchell wrote:

>No, at the point where you have iterated  'for (11..20) {}' say, 7 times,
>exactly two values are currently stored: 17 and 20.

Ah I see.  So when looping over a range, the start of the range would need to be stored
in case of later calls to $#.  At least that is only once per loop, not per iteration.

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