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Thursday January 29, 2004
06:20 PM

slices of references

[ #17095 ]
is there any good reason why this:

$h = {a => 'b', c => 'd'};
print @h->{a,c}

doesn't show me the values for the 'a' and 'c' keys?

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  • What you want is:
    $h = {a => 'b', c => 'd'};
    print @{$h}{qw(a c)}

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    • Re:Close... (Score:3, Informative)

      As to a good reason, I think there's a sort of precedence to @... versus ...-> that means that @h->... would parse as (@h)->...

      So one has to do @$h{'a','c'}