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Re^3: Using standard testsuites

by rir (Vicar)
on Apr 30, 2009 at 20:32 UTC ( #761160=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Using standard testsuites
in thread Using standard testsuites

binding types ... kinda promises ... the types will be honored.

You are right but there are other aspects. If I pull a record, change someone's middle initial, then update the record; do I want a ' 4' to be corrected to a canonical '4'? Will all the other programs using my CSV file approve? There That is an argument for least change.

When one tightens up on type handling, little problems start popping up. Often they keep popping up.

Incidentally, the test changed: SQL_INTEGER() and &SQL_INTEGER can differ semantically.

Be well,

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Re^4: Using standard testsuites
by Tux (Abbot) on Apr 30, 2009 at 20:38 UTC

    A middle initial is rather unlikely bound to be an initial, right? If unbound. nothing changes.

    I have no intention to break anything. I want to fix bugs, and extend features.

    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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[choroba]: To avoid accidental overwriting of the variable in if ($x = 3)
[karlgoethebier]: Corion: Auch in hessisch? Mer wasses net.
[Corion]: Hmm - I'm not sure, I haven't read the mundart/slang translations ;)
[Eily]: $F[1] =~ s/^0//r could be written as (0+$F[1]). It's less explicit though
[Discipulus]: ah! seems wise choroba, you play safe
[shmem]: Eily: also -+-$F[1]
[shmem]: hmm... there should be a glyph for "bembel" in unicode "miscellaneous symbols"
[karlgoethebier]: shmem: ++1000. Also for Schöppsche
[Eily]: shmem Indeed :)

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