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by baxy77bax (Deacon)
on Aug 27, 2007 at 13:45 UTC ( #635297=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.

Brian W. Kernighan and P. J. Plauger in The Elements of Programming Style.

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[ovedpo15]: If I use "unless(opendir(my $dir, $test_dir))" why does it give me error "Global symbol "$dir" requires explicit package name at" if I used "my"? If I use my $dir before the opendir it works.. but why?

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