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Re^2: magic-diamond <> behavior -- WHAT?!

by wol (Hermit)
on Oct 30, 2008 at 14:53 UTC ( #720490=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: magic-diamond <> behavior -- WHAT?!
in thread magic-diamond <> behavior -- WHAT?!

One of perl mottos is to make "easy things easy, and hard things possible".
I think this motto needs to be tempered with a bit of "make dangerous things hard", or at least "make dangerous things look dangerous".
Writing secure and robust programs is a hard thing.
All the more reason to make it a bit easier!

How about a new use directive:

use insecure_features_no_one_really_needs;

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