@+ magic variable

Luis Motta Campos luismottacampos at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Feb 15 16:10:51 GMT 2007

On Feb 15, 2007, at 4:22 PM, Simon Wilcox wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Luis Motta Campos wrote:
>>    Of course not.
>>    You're interpolating an (empty) array named @+, that is not
>> special, but stills an array.
>>    I don't see any reason for perl warnings annoyance.
> Paul's original point is that it behaves differently on 5.6.1 from  
> 5.8.4.
> In 5.6.1 s/@+$// appears to match a literal @ when we'd expect it  
> not to.
> Note that @+ is a special variable according to perlvar.

   But it will get interpolated into the regex even if it's not,  
there is a "variable name" in front of it, no? I mean, it doesn't  
matter if @+ is special variable or common variable, it will get  
interpolated into the regex anyway, no?

Luis Motta Campos is a software engineer,
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