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(tye)Re: You Say "Cargo Cult" like it's a BAD thing!

by tye (Sage)
on Nov 14, 2001 at 03:45 UTC ( #125172=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to You Say "Cargo Cult" like it's a BAD thing!
in thread Paradigm Shift - Don't use strict

I've come to hate the term "cargo cult" myself. Many people copied that constructor code from standard documentation. I thought such copying was more accurately called "best practices".

        - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")
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