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Coding styles using if/elseby sulfericacid (Deacon)
|on Apr 05, 2007 at 22:20 UTC||Need Help??|
sulfericacid has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
While coding something today I came across an interesting question regarding coding styles. Say you have a test you need done in which, when successful/unsuccessful, you exit the script completely AND after that test is done, you do something else.
Easier asked with an example, I s'pose.
How many of you exclude the else clause in the above situation?
Can anyone think of a reason why the first example could be a bad idea under given circumstances? I can't see how either would be better or worse, but am curious to see how you guys would perform simple tests like this.
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