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Re^4: Perl Best Practices for naming variables

by creamygoodness (Curate)
on Aug 09, 2005 at 22:30 UTC ( #482453=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Perl Best Practices for naming variables
in thread Perl Best Practices for naming variables

Of course you did profile the simple clear solution first before creating a more complex and harder to maintain solution - didn't you ? :-)

Here's the start of a thread on the Portland Perl Monger's list where I consider adding C code to Sort::External, then opt for a simpler solution after benchmarking.

http://mail.pm.org/pipermail/pdx-pm-list/2005-July/002885.html

Do I pass? ;)

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Marvin Humphrey
Rectangular Research ― http://www.rectangular.com


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Re^5: Perl Best Practices for naming variables
by adrianh (Chancellor) on Aug 10, 2005 at 12:44 UTC
    Do I pass? ;)

    With flying colours !

    It's just one of my pet hates when people think that a comment over an ugly and complicated piece of code is better than making the code simpler to understand - often using the excuse of efficiency with no real backup.

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