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Re^5: Wrong idioms (open $fh, '<', undef)

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Mar 30, 2013 at 02:45 UTC ( #1026229=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Wrong idioms (open $fh, '<', undef)
in thread Wrong idioms

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.


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Re^6: Wrong idioms (clownshoes)
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 30, 2013 at 02:46 UTC

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

    clownshoes

      Really? Seems like a pretty useful testing strategy to me:

      open I, '<', undef or die $!;; print fileno( I );; 3 print eof(I);; 1

      Don't seem to matter how big the shoes you wear are, they don't stop you from putting your foot in your mouth.


      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.

        Really? Seems like a pretty useful testing strategy to me:

        Everything seems both useful and broken to you, good luck flipping again

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