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Re^2: 20 most important Perl Best Practices

by tobyink (Abbot)
on Aug 24, 2012 at 16:25 UTC ( #989583=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: 20 most important Perl Best Practices
in thread 20 most important Perl Best Practices

"I don't see why. One of the beauties of Perl (intentional, I think) is the ability to write things similarly to the way you'd say them in your native language."

... if your native language happens to be English. :-)

perl -E'sub Monkey::do{say$_,for@_,do{($monkey=[caller(0)]->[3])=~s{::}{ }and$monkey}}"Monkey say"->Monkey::do'


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Re^3: 20 most important Perl Best Practices
by Anonymous Monk on Aug 24, 2012 at 17:11 UTC

    ... if your native language happens to be English. :-)

    Or Latin

Re^3: 20 most important Perl Best Practices
by aaron_baugher (Curate) on Aug 25, 2012 at 01:45 UTC

    Heh, I originally wrote "English," but then I changed it to be less Anglo-centric. :-) But now that you mention it, I suppose spoken languages with different word order might not translate as well into idiomatic Perl.

    Aaron B.
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