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Re: [vox-tech] perl question - variable holding a variable name
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Re: [vox-tech] perl question - variable holding a variable name

On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 11:37:59AM -0700, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Apr 2001, Micah Cowan wrote:
> > But Henry's suggestion of using a hash is definitely how I'd go about
> > it - mucking around with your name tables is not my idea of solid
> > coding - if you go with his suggestion, you can take the '#' out from
> > underneath your "use strict;"  :)
> It's too bad PERL doesn't automatically hash all global variables like
> PHP! :)
> -Mark

I'm not sure I understand what you're saying - Perl stores global
variables in a hash, if that's what you mean.  In fact, the symbol
table is accessible from a specially-named hash.


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