Perl's @foo[3,7,1,-1] ?

kj at
Sat Jun 13 17:00:34 EDT 2009

In <slrnh37t2p.63e.nick at> Nick Craig-Wood <nick at> writes:

>However I can't think of the last time I wanted to do this - array
>elements having individual purposes are usually a sign that you should
>be using a different data structure.

In the case I was working with, was a stand-in for the value returned
by some_match.groups().  The match comes from a standard regexp
defined elsewhere and that captures more groups than I need.  (This
regexp is applied to every line of a log file.)


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