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Ampersand now for something completely different.

by frankus (Priest)
on Jul 24, 2002 at 13:10 UTC ( #184807=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Interpolating in Here Documents?
in thread Interpolating in Here Documents?


   'Say no to ampersands unless you know what you're doing.'.

Anyone who can write Eratosthene's Sieve in a one line regex, can be trusted to know what they're doing.

Superficially, this is a question of programming style, far more pedantic than using map in a void context.

In my opinion, prototypes have just as many pit-falls.
I say 'don't use prototypes unless you know what you're doing.'.
If someone else uses protos, read the code and use & wisely if you like.

--

Brother Frankus.

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