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Re^6: Truly randomized keys() in perl 5.17 - a challenge for testing?

by ikegami (Pope)
on Oct 09, 2013 at 14:24 UTC ( #1057555=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: Truly randomized keys() in perl 5.17 - a challenge for testing?
in thread Truly randomized keys() in perl 5.17 - a challenge for testing?

What is the justification for "simplifying" code that has worked perfectly well for a dozen or more releases?

Maintainability and testability. Why else would you simplify code?

You omitted to mention: "broke a bunch of other people code for no good reason"

It didn't break any code. It made existing bugs occur more often. That's actually a good thing!


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