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Re^4: Five Ways to Reverse a String of Words (C#, Perl 5, Perl6, Ruby, Haskell)

by bart (Canon)
on Dec 13, 2006 at 11:48 UTC ( #589559=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Five Ways to Reverse a String of Words (C#, Perl 5, Perl6, Ruby, Haskell)
in thread Five Ways to Reverse a String of Words (C#, Perl 5, Perl 6, Ruby, Haskell)

Humbug. If your function API isn't explicitely saying it's using the current value of $", then it shouldn't use its current value.

Do not assume people haven't touched it. They have every right to, without having to appologize for it, to you.


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Re^5: Five Ways to Reverse a String of Words (C#, Perl 5, Perl6, Ruby, Haskell)
by shmem (Canon) on Dec 13, 2006 at 11:56 UTC
    Keep cool. I didn't publish any function API, but I might do so.

    Anyways, you're right in "counting on the default value", and in production use $" should be localized. I just didn't find it being necessary in the context of this thread.

    --shmem

    _($_=" "x(1<<5)."?\n".q·/)Oo.  G°\        /
                                  /\_¯/(q    /
    ----------------------------  \__(m.====·.(_("always off the crowd"))."·
    ");sub _{s./.($e="'Itrs `mnsgdq Gdbj O`qkdq")=~y/"-y/#-z/;$e.e && print}

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