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Re^5: In Need of Mentoring

by JavaFan (Canon)
on Jan 17, 2012 at 09:10 UTC ( #948277=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: In Need of Mentoring
in thread In Need of Mentoring

If you're implying that I've suggested to never use "iterators", you cannot be further from the truth.

But just because iterators exists, doesn't mean C-style loop are suddenly bad. Most people discover the world is more than black and white at the age of 4; but many programmers seem not have grasped the idea the world is filled with shades of gray, and even colours.

BTW, I know Perl programs with iterators that are incorrect.


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Re^6: In Need of Mentoring
by chromatic (Archbishop) on Jan 17, 2012 at 09:23 UTC
    ... but many programmers seem not have grasped the idea the world is filled with shades of gray, and even colours.

    Well certainly. Do feel free to apply that principle while reading my posts; I certainly write them with the expectation that you're capable of applying critical thought and appreciating nuance.

    BTW, I know Perl programs with iterators that are incorrect.

    As do I. I also know C programs which use strings correctly.

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