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Re^2: Script to validate date fails

by Not_a_Number (Parson)
on Feb 16, 2012 at 17:15 UTC ( #954289=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Script to validate date fails
in thread Script to validate date fails

if ( eval { check_date( @date ) } )

Why eval?

if ( check_date( @date ) )

works just as well.

Update: Oops, no it doesn't! My version dies nastily if fed random alphanumerics or whatever.

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