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Re: Coding superstitions

by YuckFoo (Abbot)
on Jan 08, 2002 at 00:14 UTC ( #136926=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Coding superstitions

Ok George,

I confess I always wrap array references: @{$arr}
I also use many unnecessary parens: my ($onevar);
Subroutines that return values always: return $value;
And I avoid using $_.

Thanks for providing the opportunity to confess my transgressions, interesting subject, but I am still unable to commit to changing my superstitious ways.

I am curious why you would never use whitespace in a hash key. Quoting hash keys for consistency seems reasonable to me. Maybe the real, underlying, superstition is whitspace in hash keys?


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Re: Re: Coding superstitions
by Juerd (Abbot) on Jan 08, 2002 at 00:17 UTC
    Those parens around $onevar with your my create list context, which may or may not be what you want.

    2;0 juerd@ouranos:~$ perl -e'undef christmas' Segmentation fault 2;139 juerd@ouranos:~$

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