SpringFlowers AutumnMoon wrote:

> a reference is an 
> "automatically dereferenced" pointer, shall we say?  or an "implicit" 
> pointer, or "silent" pointer.
>
> $a = 10;
> $b =& $a;    # now $b implicitly points to $a
> $b = 20;     # now $b implicitly points to $a, which is 20


just to clarify that when i write those code above, I am writing it as 
PHP 5... i am having enough headache with PHP already... so can't talk 
Perl until later...


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