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Re^4: Stupid mistakes I repeatedly make

by tilly (Archbishop)
on Mar 28, 2005 at 00:52 UTC ( #442722=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Stupid mistakes I repeatedly make
in thread Stupid mistakes I repeatedly make

I am religious about avoiding having a hash and a hashref in scope with the same name. That way lies insanity and (a couple of refactorings later) hard to track down bugs.


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Re^5: Stupid mistakes I repeatedly make
by runrig (Abbot) on Mar 28, 2005 at 19:41 UTC
    Oh, I didn't actually have a hash and hashref in the same scope with the same name. Two functions, one with a hash, the other with a hashref, and me not paying attention to which was which. Nothing use strict couldn't find immediately.

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