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Re^5: Use of wantarray Considered Harmful

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Dec 19, 2008 at 16:05 UTC ( #731575=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Use of wantarray Considered Harmful
in thread Use of wantarray Considered Harmful

I'm not saying that context sensitivity is bad. I'm saying that switching contexts should be lossless. Lossy context switches lead to hard-to-debug issues.

My criteria for good software:
  1. Does it work?
  2. Can someone else come in, make a change, and be reasonably certain no bugs were introduced?

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