Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl: the Markov chain saw
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
use constant TRUE => 1; use constant FALSE => 0;
Declaring such constants in Perl is generally agreed to be a Bad Idea. The return value of many "true" values in Perl will generally not be equal to your "TRUE". And the return values of some "false" values is undef, which will only noisily be equal to your "FALSE" (when warnings are enabled).

Just use the truth and falsehood tests within Perl as designed. Don't invent a data type or constant that doesn't exist.

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
Be sure to read my standard disclaimer if this is a reply.


In reply to On TRUE and FALSE by merlyn
in thread Code to solve the "matrix formation" puzzle by Rhose

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others perusing the Monastery: (7)
    As of 2014-10-22 09:36 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      For retirement, I am banking on:










      Results (114 votes), past polls