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Re: Embracing functions with parentheses

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Mar 16, 2005 at 13:19 UTC ( #439936=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Embracing functions with parentheses

I'm actually somewhat Python-esque in my use of parentheses. I use as few parens as I can get away with, but I organize my code so that indentation plays the part that parens would for reading purposes.

As for your open/close example, I would write it as so:

open my($fh), '>', $filename or die "Cannot open '$filename': $!\n"; print $fh $message; close $fh; myownfunction($param1, $param2);

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