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An old manager of mine saw $|++ in some of my code and requested i change it to $| = 1. I asked why and he replied that it's better to explicitly set something than to assume it is, say, zero. I know that $| defaults to 0, you know that $| defaults to 0 ... but what if someday the default for $| is instead 1?

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In reply to (jeffa) Re: Poor Perl Idioms Explained (except not really) by jeffa
in thread Perl Idioms Explained - $|++ by broquaint

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