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Re: Perl "Constants"

by perrin (Chancellor)
on Jul 07, 2009 at 03:55 UTC ( #777731=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl "Constants"

Forget the constant pragma. The minor speed difference over a variable isn't worth the bugs it causes when you accidentally use it in a context where it doesn't interpolate. Just use $SOME_CONSTANT instead.

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