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by gods
on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Even outlawing comparisons to the constants isn't enough.

sub is_tested { return FALSE; }

and then used as

if( is_tested() ) { print "is tested.\n"; }

and, by the way, FALSE is defined to be 2. This was the sort of thing that haunted me for days.

I was using those expressions to describe the problem not the usage.

G. Wade

In reply to Re^4: Burned by precedence rules (== true) by gwadej
in thread Burned by precedence rules by w-ber

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