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RE: I use return on a subroutine

by Simplicus (Monk)
on May 25, 2000 at 19:44 UTC ( #14781=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to I use return on a subroutine

As an old C/C++ coder, I probably use it more as a reflex than anything else. But I almost always use return

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RE: RE: I use return on a subroutine
by Adam (Vicar) on May 25, 2000 at 20:09 UTC
    Yeah. I tend to use it more often then I don't. It makes the code more readable if you explicitly state what you are returning. But if my routine only returns an error state or the return value is irrelevant then I don't use return. (Its not like Perl knows about void functions)

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