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Re^3: Wrong idioms (open $fh, '<', undef)

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Mar 30, 2013 at 01:57 UTC ( #1026222=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Wrong idioms (open $fh, '<', undef)
in thread Wrong idioms

the problem with that is undef opens a temporary file

And what is to say that is not both a useful feature and exactly what the user intends?


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Re^4: Wrong idioms (open $fh, '<', undef)
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 30, 2013 at 02:39 UTC

    And what is to say that is not both a useful feature and exactly what the user intends?

    Hmm, open a file for reading, not append, can't read from it, can't write to it -- makes perfect sense, very useful

      Hmm, open a file for reading, not append, can't read from it, can't write to it -- makes perfect sense, very useful

      If it is a non-useful behaviour, then it is open that is at fault and should be fixed.


      With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
      Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
      "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
      In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

        If it is a non-useful behaviour, then it is open that is at fault and should be fixed.

        clownshoes

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