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Re^3: Why doesn't perl optimize this?

by andal (Hermit)
on Jun 04, 2013 at 06:43 UTC ( #1036911=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Why doesn't perl optimize this?
in thread Why doesn't perl optimize this?

Personally, I do prefer that it does not know. Any attempt to make a program smarter than the user, turns this program into monster prone to errors and hard to control. There must be a balance between "smartness" and "complexity". After all we, people, also should use our brains :)

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