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Re: Perl best practices fanatism

by KurtSchwind (Chaplain)
on Dec 09, 2007 at 13:30 UTC ( #655953=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl best practices fanatism

I think we can all agree that PBP is a set of guidelines, not laws. But the guidelines are very good. If I was starting a new perl shop up, I'd hand that out as the guidelines to use. Like some other folks, I think it's far more common to have complete chaos and disorder than to have fanatical rule following.

Given the two environments, I'd rather have the fanatics. But if I had the choice of working with people who thought about the rules and made conscience decisions to break them where appropriate (and Document those decisions), I'd rather have that.

As it stands today, I try very hard to pass perlcritic -brutal if I can. I use strictures 99% of the time. But I don't get hung up if brutal is complaining about something I don't care about.

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[Corion]: Oof - "Anyway, if it is not obvious, please keep this discussion entirely confidential for now.", as seen on a public mailing list ;)
[Discipulus]: uh no choroba.. i do not practice much with online putyour image sites:can you suggest one (that possibly remove the pic after few days)?
[choroba]: Corion a bug report?
[choroba]: I have no idea :-( I used to post to photobucket.com, but they don't seem to feature "private" pictures in the free version now
[Discipulus]: dazz i'm not an experts but i think it would be possible
[Corion]: dazz: I think Image::Magick can "read" from an in-memory filehandle
[Corion]: choroba: No, some general admin discussion of how to handle (company) user accounts

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