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Re^2: Wrong idioms

by McA (Priest)
on Mar 29, 2013 at 21:35 UTC ( #1026194=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Wrong idioms
in thread Wrong idioms

Thank your for your comment and insights. Yes, my example is only the tip of the iceberg as you showed very clearly concerning robustness. But I think there is a little difference between allowing a filename of "0" and messing up a default behaviour of perl by changing special variables.

But anyways: Be sure I don't condemn anybody for how he or she is coding. The only person I do is myself.

And you have to admit that I haven't used the term error anywhere because it's the right of the programmer to write a function where "0" is not a valid filename in his sence.

I initiated this thread because on the one handside newcomers are said to study at least top rated CPAN code to learn from it and on the other handside is a framework like a fundament which shouldn't have litte fissures.

McA

P.S.: A ++ for showing all the implications while coding in perl5.

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