in reply to Code to solve the "matrix formation" puzzle
Declaring such constants in Perl is generally agreed to be a Bad Idea. The return value of many "true" values in Perl
will generally not be equal to your "TRUE". And the return values of some "false" values is undef, which will only noisily be equal to your "FALSE" (when warnings are enabled).
use constant TRUE => 1;
use constant FALSE => 0;
Just use the truth and falsehood tests within Perl as designed. Don't invent a data type or constant that doesn't exist.
-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
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