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Re^2: 2*pi*$r -- constant function without prototype

by Fletch (Bishop)
on May 01, 2008 at 13:38 UTC ( #683925=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: 2*pi*$r -- constant function without prototype
in thread 2*pi*$r -- constant function without prototype

Its the sigil for GLOBs (e.g. *STDOUT). How's the compiler supposed to know that $r didn't have a reference to a GLOB in it (somewhere else there was a my $r = \*STDOUT)?

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