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Re^3: Repeating Code - there has GOT to be a better way!

by Your Mother (Chancellor)
on Mar 31, 2010 at 18:55 UTC ( #832120=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Repeating Code - there has GOT to be a better way!
in thread Repeating Code - there has GOT to be a better way!

Great. It's best to restrict it to the smallest possible scope. Having it at the top makes it, more or less, a global which can be seen or persist anywhere in the script. This can lead to lame/long debugging sessions. Better to put it inline with the loop.

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Re^4: Repeating Code - there has GOT to be a better way!
by jedikaiti (Friar) on Mar 31, 2010 at 18:57 UTC

    Gotcha - thanks!

    Kaiti
    Swiss Army Nerd

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