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RE: I use return on a subroutine

by Maclir (Curate)
on May 29, 2000 at 01:37 UTC ( #15227=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to I use return on a subroutine

As a matter of "good programming practice", I always state an explicit return, like "return 1;", or "return $status_code;" to make it easier for the programmers that will follow on from me. As well, when a subroutine is performing a task with a number of tests - say a data validation exercise - having a return after each failure avoids incredible messy code. Ken

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