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Re: Re: Re: Re^2: There's a level in Hell reserved for ________

by perrin (Chancellor)
on Mar 11, 2003 at 20:11 UTC ( #242137=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Re^2: There's a level in Hell reserved for ________
in thread There's a level in Hell reserved for ________

I've always used this style for args:

my_function_call( $arg1, $arg2, $arg3, );
And for really long ones that would wrap, I do something like this:
My::Module::With::Really::Long::Name::and_function_call( $arg1, $arg2, $arg3, );
Keeping each arg on a separate line makes them easy to read and easy to change, in my opinion. It is the most common style I've seen in use by experienced Perl programmers.


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Re^5: There's a level in Hell reserved for ________
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Mar 15, 2003 at 11:17 UTC
    I always write them like so:
    my_function_call( $arg1, $arg2, $arg3, );
    I indent all blocks, whether they be code, anonymous array/hash constructors, parameter (or other) lists, or anything else in the same way. Makes a lot of sense, if you ask me, when you're nesting calls:
    my_function_call( my_other_function_call( $arg1, $arg2, and_yet_one_more_function_call( $arg1, $arg2, $arg3, ), ), $arg2, $arg3, );
    Compare:
    my_function_call( my_other_function_call( $arg1, $arg2, and_yet_one_more_function_call +( + $arg1, + $arg2, + $arg3, +), ), $arg2, $arg3, );
    Yuck, if I may say so.

    Makeshifts last the longest.

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re^2: There's a level in Hell reserved for ________
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 15, 2003 at 15:25 UTC
    I do as Aristotle does. That way if I have to change the line on which the function call is made, I don't have to reindent the arguments.

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