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Re^2: XML::Twig output to filehandle

by poolpi (Hermit)
on Feb 13, 2009 at 08:30 UTC ( #743554=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: XML::Twig output to filehandle
in thread XML::Twig output to filehandle

When modifying special variables, it's a good idea to localize them and shorten the scope.

See perlvar

I was thinking of $/


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Re^3: XML::Twig output to filehandle
by mirod (Canon) on Feb 13, 2009 at 08:41 UTC

    If you are talking about $_ in the handler, it _is_ localized (and set) by XML::Twig, so no worries there.

      I think its $/ from
      undef $/; my $XML = <DATA>;

        Oh yeah, I missed that one. It's obviously only there for the code example though. I hope the OP doesn't store the real data in the DATA section of the code!

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