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Re^3: Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 9: RPerl.org & The Low-Magic Perl Commandments

by Will_the_Chill (Pilgrim)
on Nov 10, 2013 at 12:36 UTC ( #1061903=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 9: RPerl.org & The Low-Magic Perl Commandments
in thread Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 9: RPerl.org & The Low-Magic Perl Commandments

tobyink,

You are absolutely correct in every regard.

People have been talking about a "no magic;" pragma for years:

one more in support for "no magic" pragma, Anthony Baxter to Tom Christiansen, Tue 04 Mar 1997

You will note, hopefully happily so, this is already codified in The Low-Magic Perl Commandments:

LMPC #12. Thou Shalt Use Pragmata To Mark Magic Level Of Code (“use magic;” & “no magic;”)

Thank you for your moral support! :-)

Perling,
~ Will the Chill
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