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Re^2: Printing an array using while loop

by Sidhekin (Priest)
on Oct 21, 2007 at 20:31 UTC ( #646308=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Printing an array using while loop
in thread Printing an array using while loop

Update: made 0-safe

But still not undef-safe. ;-)

print shift @array while @array;

... which is about the silliest code I've ever written. Sheesh, what's with these arbitrary limitations? :)

print "Just another Perl ${\(trickster and hacker)},"
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[perldigious]: On occasion my scripts break, because they will do something that seems laregly pointless to me... like in this case, changing a column name from "ABC Category" to "ABC Category Override".
[perldigious]: Being the ignorant one, my initial reaction to that is, "that's sort of a dick move, a lot of people like me expect column names like that to stay the same, why the hell would you change them like that for seemingly no good reason?"
[perldigious]: Or is my irritation/ frustration well founded?
[Corion]: perldigious: That seems to be more the export and likely it's the recipients of that export that like the titles changes
[Corion]: ... "changed"
[Corion]: I usually expect fixed header names, but am sometimes lenient in the order of columns. But changing the report titles often sounds to me as if you are not the sole consument of the export ;)
[shmem]: perldigious: as always - if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Ther must be a very compelling reason for changing column names in a database. Those are rare.

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