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Re: Top Seven (Bad) Reasons Not To Use Modules

by codeacrobat (Chaplain)
on Mar 15, 2009 at 13:08 UTC ( #750730=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Top Seven (Bad) Reasons Not To Use Modules

++ for your post.
These are my 0.02 to your rule1. I am very much a fan of using modules, which make the simple things even simpler, e.g. the List::* modules. However modules should not be chosen, just because the name smells right. In the end you can shoot yourself in the knee, e.g. use File::Copy to copy executable files and end up with permissions reset to default ( see http://abigail1.hates-


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