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Re^3: Top 10 things I learned my 1st month as a Monk

by mattk (Pilgrim)
on Jul 25, 2007 at 09:11 UTC ( #628653=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Top 10 things I learned my 1st month as a Monk
in thread Top 10 things I learned my 1st month as a Monk

Every time I see production code without those two words up the top, I die a little inside. We've been transitioning servers at work this week and today when writing a new script I found a mailer module that wasn't working as expected. The reason:

my $Package = caller(); my $MailServer = eval "\$".$Package."::Settings{'MailServer'}";
All the existing modules had %Settings declared as a global so it worked. Eurgh.


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