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

by IlyaM (Parson)
on Sep 09, 2002 at 09:42 UTC ( #196200=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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

I disagree with saying that map is considered harmful. As I noted in other reply in this thread its behaviour is consistent with other Perl operators: for/foreach and grep. In my opinion it is while(<>)'s magic is wrong. It should localize $_ so it doesn't affect outer scope.

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