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Re: Re: Re: Perl Programming guidlines/rules

by belden (Friar)
on Nov 22, 2002 at 17:13 UTC ( #215189=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Perl Programming guidlines/rules
in thread Perl Programming guidelines/rules

Wow, that really localizes $_ ? To me, it looks more like a straight assignment to $_. I would've expected something like:

sub foo { local $_ = shift; /foo/; }


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Re^4: Perl Programming guidlines/rules
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Nov 27, 2002 at 15:38 UTC
    No, it doesn't localize, and I'm fairly certain that BUU was pointing out that failing to do so is dangerous.

    Makeshifts last the longest.

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