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This may not apply to the edition you're reviewing, but the then-current edition of about 5-8 years ago was shot full of errors-not-corrected -- even in the on-line Errata -- and, as I subsequently learned here, was likewise shot full of examples that could have been culled from a (hypothetical) "Worst Practices" text.

Ultimately, I consigned the book to the local recycler (despite the fact that that act that offends my long-held notion that words-on-paper are nearly sacred) lest I or anyone else be led down its garden paths.

Turns out I was wrong to do so, as had I archived it, I could have cited some of the more egregious content, here.


In reply to Re: Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 24 Hours by ww
in thread Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 24 Hours by matze77

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