On Tue, May 31, 2005 at 03:42:42PM -0700, Larry Wall wrote: : On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 07:07:02PM -0400, Uri Guttman wrote: : : the only advantage in the above case is the different prececences of = : : and <== which allows dropping of parens with the latter. i don't : : consider that so important a win as to be used often. and they are at : : equal huffman levels as the =() is matched in length by <==. : : There's also the fact that <== can bind a lazy list, since we've said : (if I recall correctly) that <== actually does binding rather than : assignment, possibly even to the extent that : : my $b <== foo(); : : declares $b to be an iterator rather than an array ref.
Though that would seem to imply that *$x slurpy parameters should work that way too, and that's not how they work right now... Larry