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(tye)Re: 101 reasons to use strict;

by tye (Sage)
on Sep 29, 2001 at 04:22 UTC ( #115550=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to 101 reasons to use strict;

Not 101 reasons, but tries to explain "why".

        - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")

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Re: (tye)Re: 101 reasons to use strict;
by George_Sherston (Vicar) on Sep 29, 2001 at 10:29 UTC
    It's a very tip top explanation for someone who already believes... I was thinking a bit of propaganda for the person who reads it and thinks "yeah yeah, but what's in it for me?" - some actual pratfalls that happen[|ed] to actual people who didn't use strict. My suspicion of strict was that it was for perfectionists, people who didn't work by the 80:20 rule. I had to make a shed load of mistakes to realise it was the exact opposite, some of which might be worth documenting as cautionary tales.

    George Sherston

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