|Perl: the Markov chain saw|
Flag variablesby oakbox (Chaplain)
|on Mar 03, 2003 at 10:47 UTC||Need Help??|
oakbox has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
A few weeks ago I was reading a list of 'don'ts' in perl. One of the things to avoid is the following:
I do this kind of thing All The Time and I don't know a) Why is it wrong? and b) How else would I go about it?
Checking if $var is equal to "foo" might be some other, more complex, calculation or maybe a database call of some kind.