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Re^2: A new idiom -or- I Hate Unless

by erikharrison (Deacon)
on Aug 22, 2004 at 21:32 UTC ( #384974=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: A new idiom -or- I Hate Unless
in thread A new idiom -or- I Hate Unless

My problem is not so much unless as the problem it tries to fix - namely making doing something when a condition is false readable and clear. It does that, to an extent. But in 90% of the cases the code is for handling an error.

Marking cut and paste code as such is a great idea. The code needs some documentation anyway. It's all uncommented.

update: fixed typo

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