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Like many monks rewrite code to improve it, I am going to rewrite the first three paragraphs in the attempt to add a touch of tact to them:
Thank you for contributing gmax, that is an impressive start of a cookbook. But ... shouldn't you have incorporated more error checking and transaction support? These are, IMHO, an integral part of DBI - actually, I strongly feel that there's no excuse to not wrap your database modifying statements inside a transaction, and to not rollback on failure. Along those lines, one could accuse your examples of being equivalent to Perl code that isn't strict, doesn't have warnings turned on, and isn't checking the return values of system calls.
By the way, Re: Style, *again* appears to be the only node where you actually thanked someone here. Many, many have thanked you in the past - you should return the favor more often, if nothing more than for being appreciated.

Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, "In this world, Elwood, you must be" -- she always called me Elwood -- "In this world, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant." Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. And you may quote me.

Elwood P. Dowd


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