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Re: Home Node Image Rotator

by grinder (Bishop)
on Nov 30, 2001 at 13:43 UTC ( #128584=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Home Node Image Rotator

That's a honkin' big pile of code for a single-pixel gif! I think you need to steal^Wuse dws's code for On-demand single-pixel GIFs to shrink it down to something tighter.

grinder wishes PMSI was a Twitching Monk Software production too.

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[perldigious]: Just kidding. Thanks 1nickt, I'll go ahead and do it the right way. An extra set of brackets and a little extra indentation isn't too much to ask.
[karlgoethebier]: perldigious: perhaps a block if you are paranoid ;-)
[choroba]: but undef %hash and %hash = () both work, too, but the first one keeps the memory allocated, while the latter makes it available for other parts of the program.
[choroba]: iirc
[perldigious]: karlgoethebier: Well it is a pretty old and complicated (for me) bit of code I wrote (poorly by my current standards), so I'm expecting everything to break when I add the scoping and find out what else is undesireably scope changed. :-)
[perldigious]: Ah, thanks choroba, that sort of thing was precisely what I was wondering when I asked.
[perldigious]: I didn't want to tie up memory unecessarily basically, I wanted to "delete" it specifically to free it up, and wasn't sure I was even accomplishing that.

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