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Re: Exegesis 7: Overflow Fields

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Damian Conway
February 29, 2004 16:31
Re: Exegesis 7: Overflow Fields
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> But that means I have to pre-process data lists that just happen to
> contain empty strings so that they won't disappear on me.

Huh? An empty string already *has* disappeared on you. ;-)

 > This seems to violate least surprise.

I'd be much more surprised if an empty string *didn't* disappear.
After all, you wouldn't expect:

	$str1 = "nothing" . "to" . "see";

to be different from:

	$str1 = "nothing" . "" . "to" . "" . "see";


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