I admit I didnt take a lot of time to write my code snippet as my point was to avoid naming problems and use a flag. The choice of name for the flag variable would be the authors call. Although on second thought I wouldnt use $will_create but probably $create_on_demand
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Anyway, point well taken though, in future Ill put more thought into variable names in my snippets...
On second thought there is a point here actually. You were talking about externally available names, whereas $flag while poorly named is internal and thus less of an issue. This isnt to say that $flag was a good name, it is not. But there is more room for error in internal use code than external use code, especially if said variables/code are properly scoped.
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