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Re: I like my Perl ...

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Nov 22, 2010 at 13:28 UTC ( #872963=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to I like my Perl ...

I'm really amazed how many monks prefer perl 1. Somehow this seems to collide with the often given advice to use strict and warnings, but I can't quite put my finger on it... :-)

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Re^2: I like my Perl ...
by TimToady (Parson) on Nov 25, 2010 at 21:01 UTC
    It is not at all clear (unless you follow--or at least look at--the link) that "traditionally" means Perl 1. Many of those votes probably really meant: "Perl 5 just the way I first learnt it on the knee of me grandpappy".

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[Corion]: 1nickt: Would be great, especially for naming parameters in @_.
[Corion]: When you pass an arrayref, you get to treat it like a local array. But then, I'm cautious with the experimental features, because just when I thought function signatures were a set thing, there is a proposal to use sub [ $foo, $bar ] { ... } to ...
[Corion]: ... declare the parameters, instead of the more common sub ($foo, $bar) { ... }

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