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Re: [perl #133301] Evalulation order during concat changed

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David Nicol
August 23, 2018 19:39
Re: [perl #133301] Evalulation order during concat changed
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Made it shorter:

--- a/pod/perlop.pod    Mon Aug 13 11:57:05 2018 -0500
+++ b/pod/perlop.pod    Thu Aug 23 14:35:46 2018 -0500
@@ -389,6 +389,13 @@

 Binary C<"."> concatenates two strings.
+A series of terms joined by  C<"."> operators are evaluated prior to
+all getting concatenated in a single operation.  Prior to version 5.28,
+aliasing issues only affected the value of the first term in a series
+of concatenations, as the left side of the second and later operations
+was the intermediate result of the previous binary operation.
 X<string, concatenation> X<concatenation>
 X<cat> X<concat> X<concatenate> X<.>

On Thu, Aug 23, 2018 at 1:29 PM David Nicol <> wrote:

>  It might be too long, as it seems to state everything twice.

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