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Re: I wrote some clever code - can the comment "defuse" it?

by djantzen (Priest)
on Jun 17, 2003 at 21:44 UTC ( #266652=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to I wrote some clever code - can the comment "defuse" it?

I'd be explicit in the length and drop the trailing comma after your regex. How about letting the documentation read in the order of execution?

my @letter_seq = map( $curr->[STYLE].":".join(',', splice @letter, 0, length($_)), join('', @property{@letter}) =~ /\G(X|D+|L+)/g ); # Join the result of a hash slice taken from the letter-to-property # mapping. Perform a match against the joined string to group together # alphanumeric characters and leave all others distinct. Remove each m +atch # from the @letter array and join the character(s) to an output string + such # that the resulting format is i.e., "some_type:f4,!".

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