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Re: Why use strict is good, and barewords are bad

by TedPride (Priest)
on Apr 22, 2005 at 10:09 UTC ( #450336=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Why use strict is good, and barewords are bad

oct is a reserved word. I notice that the following works fine, however:
@months = qw/jan,feb,mar,apr,may,jun,jul,aug,sep,oct,nov,dec/;
I always use this format or enclose the text inside quote marks.

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Re^2: Why use strict is good, and barewords are bad
by cog (Parson) on Apr 22, 2005 at 10:18 UTC
    Of course it does. You're quoting a single word (which happens to have 47 chars :-)

    @months is ending up with one single element O:-)

Re^2: Why use strict is good, and barewords are bad
by bart (Canon) on Apr 22, 2005 at 17:27 UTC
    You're not running this with warnings enabled, I'm sure.

    And qw is an addition from somewhere in Perl5's history.

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