Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
The stupid question is the question not asked
 
PerlMonks  

Re: What is the point of this coding style?

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Nov 20, 2013 at 06:27 UTC ( #1063452=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What is the point of this coding style?

I can just speculate that people have a deeply ingrained habit of keeping scopes small, either for things like no warnings 'once';, or for variable declarations.

Of course that would only apply if the code was

{ our $VERSION = '0.35'; }

but old habits die hard.


Comment on Re: What is the point of this coding style?
Select or Download Code

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1063452]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others having an uproarious good time at the Monastery: (5)
As of 2015-08-03 02:49 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    The oldest computer book still on my shelves (or on my digital media) is ...













    Results (21 votes), past polls