Ilya Zakharevich

NAME

abbrev - create an abbreviation table from a list

SYNOPSIS

    use Abbrev;
    abbrev *HASH, LIST

DESCRIPTION

Stores all unambiguous truncations of each element of LIST as keys key in the associative array indicated by *hash. The values are the original list elements.

EXAMPLE

    abbrev(*hash,qw("list edit send abort gripe"));