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Re^3: Rewrite in a more compact way

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Nov 27, 2008 at 12:16 UTC ( #726392=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Rewrite in a more compact way
in thread Rewrite in a more compact way

Since andreas1234567 asked for a compact way, I also used a compact way to quote strings.

I know that PBP encourages q{..} and discourages '...' on "noisy" strings, but it's one of the things I don't like visually. (I do resort to other quoting constructs if it saves me backslashes for escaping, which are usually a bit confusing).

Note that your version also isn't consequent, because it still uses ',' instead of q{,}.

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Re^4: Rewrite in a more compact way
by ForgotPasswordAgain (Deacon) on Nov 27, 2008 at 12:33 UTC
    FWIW, I systematically use q{} for SQL strings. It's the best I've come to that doesn't require backslashing or later changing the quotes to something else.

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