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Re^2: Best practice or cargo cult?

by Juerd (Abbot)
on Jun 20, 2006 at 15:02 UTC ( #556419=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Best practice or cargo cult?
in thread Best practice or cargo cult?

I don't think that this is advocating cargo cult programming practices any more than recommending "always use strict and warnings" is.

No, those help catch errors. They don't change semantics.

/m and /s change semantics in ways that are most of the time unneeded, and sometimes even unwanted.

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