[Israel.pm] Gabor's problem with newbies

Gabor Szabo szabgab at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 05:02:20 PST 2008

lovely. Now you make it sound as if I had problems with newbies.

No. I am teaching and the students encounter issues of legitimate
Perl code that does not do what they expect.
I gave one example of such code.

On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Peter Gordon <peter at pg-consultants.com> wrote:
> I deleted the email, but from what I remember the problem is:
> @argv = "123456"
> split("4", at argv)
> The context forces @argv to a scalar, much like $n = @argv.
> So the @argv tranlsates to 1.

this is really the case.


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