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Re^3: quotes in Perl (opinionated note on coding style)

by TimToady (Parson)
on Feb 10, 2005 at 17:36 UTC ( #429824=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: quotes in Perl (opinionated note on coding style)
in thread quotes in Perl

It can be a good trade if most of your variables are uninterpolated. In that case you want the unusual form to be the "marked" form, which helps prevent mistakes. That's the justification for Perl 6's version of the same trick, only it's spelled \qq[$bar] there.

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