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Re: What makes File::Find's interface so commonly hated

by itub (Priest)
on Jul 16, 2006 at 14:01 UTC ( #561568=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to What makes File::Find's interface so commonly hated

IMO: 1) requiring a confusingly-named subroutine that doesn't take arguments, but rather must use global variables is awkward. 2) If you actually want to produce a list of filenames (which is a very common scenario), you need to do it yourself. 3) Changing the working directory by default is not very nice.
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[robby_dobby]: page for yapceu is out of date by 2 years
[robby_dobby]: LanX: Sharm-el-Sheikh is in Egypt
[robby_dobby]: Thanks, choroba
[LanX]: yes and Egypt (like Turkey and Russia) belongs to two continents
[choroba]: Also Europe and Asia are geographically one continent, the division is political
[robby_dobby]: I always thought everything on the other side of Suez to be Africa. That's an entire continent
[LanX]: Sinai_Peninsula
[robby_dobby]: choroba: If you're talking of Eurasia, it's only true of the erstwhile Constantinople/ Ottoman empire
[LanX]: yes correct, but Sinai is not on the other side

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