Yep, Data::Dumper for example will complain (under -w) about printing to an unopened file handle if you say
Actually its perl that complains here. The warning is provided because perl reads
print Dumper $quux;
when 'Dumper' is an unknown bareword. Personally I always disambiguate print statements in some way just because ive been bitten a few times.
Incidentally in this case its not much harder (and often desirable) to replace that with
I say desirable, and use the long winded ->new() form because now we can easily add stuff in the middle:
# we have large cyclic structures: disable pretty indent, enable purit
<Elian> And I do take a kind of perverse pleasure in having an OO assembly language...
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