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=title List Assignment
my ($x, $y, $z);
($x, $y, $z) = f(); # if f() returns (2, 3, 7) then it is nearly the same as $x=2; $y=3; $z=7;
($x, $y, $z) = f(); # if f() returns (2, 3, 7, 9), then ignore 9
($x, $y, $z) = f(); # if f() returns (2, 3); then $z will be undef
A regular question on job interviews:
How can we swap the values of 2 variables, let say $x and $y?
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