Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Problems? Is your data what you think it is?

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
I missed one of your questions, apologies:

Significance of "my": It has a measurably distinguished behavior distinct from "our". Most notably useful in Modules.

Pay attention to the value of $TRUE in the sample:

This is

#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; package t2; # -------------------------------------------------------------------- +---------- # Constants (Operationally, if not technically) # -------------------------------------------------------------------- +---------- our $RET_SUCCESS = 0; our $RET_FAILURE = (-1); our $RET_FATAL = (-2); my $TRUE = 1; my $FALSE = 0; # -------------------------------------------------------------------- +---------- # version() - Returns the version number of this module # -------------------------------------------------------------------- +---------- sub version { return sprintf "0.10a"; } # -------------------------------------------------------------------- +---------- # Perl modules MUST return true # -------------------------------------------------------------------- +---------- 1; __END__

This is

#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use t2; print "our: \$t2::RET_FAILURE = '$t2::RET_FAILURE'\n"; print " my: \$t2::TRUE = '$t2::TRUE'\n"; exit; __END__

In reply to Re: Use of "my" after Perl v5.14 by marinersk
in thread Use of "my" after Perl v5.14 by Rohit Jain

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    [mark4]: Did activestate use to inclued teh perl packager, pp.exe in the standard distribution? I can't fine "pp.exe" anywhare.
    [marto]: no
    [marto]: that is to say, to the best of my knowledge, they never did.
    [marto]: they have a commercial product called perlapp
    [mark4]: Do you h=know how I can get pp.exe? Is there a module I can install that includes this?

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others imbibing at the Monastery: (12)
    As of 2018-01-19 14:11 GMT
    Find Nodes?
      Voting Booth?
      How did you see in the new year?

      Results (218 votes). Check out past polls.