Ken K. wrote:
is it possible if you explain that in a bit more detail? Is that like
pointers in C?
No… it’s what David Alan Black calls the “unary unarray” operator,
also called the “splat” operator.
- on an array turns it into a simple list (sort of like removing
Actually… I think I misled you on the third example.
I don’t think it works. You’d still need more than one
item on the left side if you used it.
On the other side, it’s different.
x,* = array # means the same as
x, = array # but with the * it looks better
x gets assigned the first value.
a = scanf(’%d’) # or
a = scanf(’%d’).first