On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 2:38 AM, Brent Laabs <bsla...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I thought:
> $ is Scalar
> @ is Array
> % is Hash
> & is a function


$ forces item context, but otherwise allows any type (defaulting to
Scalar); the item context gets you "scalar" behavior in most cases even
with non-scalars
@ forces a Positional constraint (which defaults to Array)
% forces an Associative constraint (which defaults to Hash)
& forces a Callable constraint (no default, I think)

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