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Re: while(<>) { ... } considered harmful

by shotgunefx (Parson)
on Sep 07, 2002 at 23:30 UTC ( #195929=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to while(<>) { ... } considered harmful

Any module that uses $_ should localize it or any other globals they futz around with IMHO.


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Re: Re: while(<>) { ... } considered harmful
by IlyaM (Parson) on Sep 07, 2002 at 23:49 UTC
    I guess it is a time to send patches for 5.8.0 core Perl modules :)
    • Locale::Country
    • Locale::Currency
    • Locale::Language
    • Locale::Script
    It seems all of them touch $_ but do not localize $_.

    Ilya Martynov (

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