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Re: Something interesting i found today

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Aug 24, 2013 at 07:00 UTC ( #1050777=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Something interesting i found today

If you use warnings;, you are warned that "test" isn't numeric, which makes it more obvious what's going on.

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Re^2: Something interesting i found today
by boftx (Deacon) on Aug 24, 2013 at 07:05 UTC

    The implication that use warnings; was not present to start with is somewhat disturbing. Can one infer that use strict; is also not a habit?

      this was in my "test.pl" when ever i need to test a theory or to just see what happens (the latter in this case) i use this and i don't need to use strict and warnings to test theorys

        Analogy: “I wear a lifejacket when I fish professionally. But I was only fishing recreationally, so I didn’t need one.” (Because it doesn’t matter if I drown when I’m only having fun?)

        strict and warnings are not there to cramp your style; they’re there to help you and save you time by alerting you to common mistakes you might otherwise overlook.

        Required reading: The strictures, according to Seuss.

        Hope that helps,

        Athanasius <°(((><contra mundum Iustus alius egestas vitae, eros Piratica,

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