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Re^4: Why is const x const not a const?

by TomDLux (Vicar)
on Jan 22, 2012 at 19:41 UTC ( #949277=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Why is const x const not a const?
in thread Why is const x const not a const?

Better, name it after its use, rather than its constituents.

use Readonly; Readonly my $SECTION_SEPARATOR => q{=}x80;

As Occam said: Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem.

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Re^5: Why is const x const not a const?
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Jan 22, 2012 at 20:39 UTC

    No. You are absolutely wrong on all counts!

    First. Look at the post I was responding to. The premise was, that it is much clearer from '=' x 80 that there are 80 '=' than if you used


    so your 'correction' is wrong in context.

    Secondly, your assumption that that string is a "SECTION_SEPERATOR" is wrong. It cannot be right, because you have no basis upon which to reach that conclusion.

    But mostly, trading use constant for that vacuous, puerile, slow, stupid, braindead, idiotic, stupid -- did I say stupid already? -- worthless, pathetic, fscked-up, oxymoronic piece of crap is ... um .. oh dear, I seems to have run out of appropriate adjectives.

    Update: Oooh. OOoh! I thought of one: fatuous. ( I didn't use that already did I? )

    With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
    Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
    "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
    In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

    The start of some sanity?

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