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On Commenting Out 'use strict;'
Mark Jason Dominus has an excellent list of replies to problems created by that attitude (among others).
Two of my favorites are:
#11920 The error message is the Truth. The error message is God.
#11921 It could be anything. Too bad you didn't bother to diagnose the error, huh?
Do not rebuke them with harsh words ... but rather lead them gently - with URLs - so that they may learn wisdom.
By rote learning.
Via Genetic memory.
It's provided by my firmware.
I just remember them.
Thirty days hath September
My computer gets it right, usually.
I just ask someone else.
Someone punches me on the first of the month.
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