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Re: How many bugs can *you* find

by satchboost (Scribe)
on May 01, 2001 at 01:35 UTC ( #76767=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to How many bugs can *you* find

Let's see...
1) Using global variables like $htmlDir.
2) Hardcoding the filename tile.htm (This both reduces the capability of the function as well as allowing someone to figure out what file needs messing with.)
3) The foreach loop should be foreach my $section (@sections) to avoid clobbering $section in the surrounding scope.
4) Just to be nitpicky, but it should be elsif ($section eq 'Link')
5) $contentTemp =~ s/[\n\r]/<p>/g; will give different behavior whether on Win32 or Unix. This would be better as s/\n\r?/<p>/g; instead. In addition, doesn't Mac have a different carriage return sequence, too?

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Re: Re: How many bugs can *you* find
by MeowChow (Vicar) on May 01, 2001 at 01:45 UTC
    A nitpick on your nitpicks, [\n\r] is a character class, so it works correctly.
                   s aamecha.s a..a\u$&owag.print
      To nitpick further, [\n\r] will replace every instance of \n or \r with a <p>. That means that, on Win32, you'll get two <p> and only one on Unix.
        To put an end to the picking of nits, you will not get two <p>'s under Win32 because the file has not been opened binmode. This means the OS will strip the \r line terminators for you. Also, the correct order for matching in binmode is \r\n, not the other way around.
                       s aamecha.s a..a\u$&owag.print
        To nitpick further doing s///'ing \n and \r separatly is faster using a char class.

        ... Quidquid perl dictum sit, altum viditur.

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