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Re: (2) ...write long programs? (side effects of global vars?)

by ybiC (Prior)
on Mar 31, 2001 at 01:56 UTC ( #68516=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How to write long programms?
in thread How to write long programms?

Your fourth suggestion (Avoid global variables) struck a chord for me, mothra, as I've recently received that same advice for improving the quality of my own modest Perl scripts.

What negative side effects result from using global variables in large programs?
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    Don
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