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Re: What makes File::Find's interface so commonly hated

by itub (Priest)
on Jul 16, 2006 at 14:01 UTC ( #561568=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What makes File::Find's interface so commonly hated

IMO: 1) requiring a confusingly-named subroutine that doesn't take arguments, but rather must use global variables is awkward. 2) If you actually want to produce a list of filenames (which is a very common scenario), you need to do it yourself. 3) Changing the working directory by default is not very nice.
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[choroba]: What about [metadoc:// Algorithm::Loops]?
[Corion]: choroba: Yeah, but handing off the request to Dancer,Plack, Mojolicious,LWP is easy once I have the data filled into some structure ;))
[choroba]: Algorithm::Loops
[Corion]: choroba: I'm using that to generate the permutations, but I don't know how the user can pass the intended values to my function in a sane way
[Corion]: I have a prototype that permutes the get_parameters, but the values used for the get parameters should be different from the values used for the headers and potentially for parts of the URL
[Corion]: But yes, in general, my approach will be "split the URL into another set of parameters, generate an array of allowed values for each parameter and then NestedLoops() over the set"
[choroba]: hmm... so you need something like bag from Test::Deep, but not for checking, but for generation
[Corion]: This has the dual use of easily requesting sequential URLs and also being suitable for testing
[Corion]: For testing, I want to skip all tests with the same value(s) once one test fails to cut down on the number of failing tests
[Corion]: choroba: Yes, in a way I

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