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Re: Seven habits of highly careful coders

by dthacker (Deacon)
on Sep 15, 2003 at 02:37 UTC ( #291473=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Seven habits of highly careful coders

"...We usually answer. “That is up to you to figure out”
Speaking as a person who always wants to improve, I would raise this simple point:
  1. The person who is asking you wants to be a better coder.
  2. You have information that will make him a better coder.
  3. Your irritation level will likely decrease if his code is better.
  4. His frustration level will likely decrease if his code is better
  5. Your workplace needs better coders.
  6. The universe in general needs better code.
  7. You gain nothing by withholding this information and much by passing it on.

Dave
Code On!
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[1nickt]: ... in the calling code ... $rs = $rs->maturity(" stable");. But I don;t enjoy feeling that far away from the SQL and the DB, really.
[1nickt]: The same project (CPAN Testers API) is using experimental signatures (and therefore 5.024) ... which is what replaced Method::Signatures , afaict.
[1nickt]: But the new $job is on an older Perl and therefore using M::S, the syntax of which looks clunky to me, so far.

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