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Re: "undef" is not NULL and what to do about it

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Feb 21, 2013 at 18:47 UTC ( #1019995=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to "undef" is not NULL and what to do about it

IMHO the only sane way to deal with NULL/undef values is not to allow them by default, and if they are present, force explicit handling of them.

Unfortunately the only language I know that gets this right is Haskell (which has its own share of problem).

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