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Agreed. I generally try to code defensively, but in the context of my original question, I am trying to make the defensive code implicit (Perl automatically tells me when and where I used an uninitialized variable) rather than explicit (adding code to check if a variable is unitialized then dying/warning if it is).

Both have the same result, but I think the former results in cleaner code.


In reply to Re^2: Debugging "Use of uninitialized value" warnings. by cwry
in thread Debugging "Use of uninitialized value" warnings. by cwry

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