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Re^3: prob w/ gatekeeper subroutine

by rowdog (Curate)
on Sep 29, 2010 at 21:58 UTC ( #862718=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: prob w/ gatekeeper subroutine
in thread prob w/ gatekeeper subroutine

I use them as global variables and a global hash so that the subroutines permanently change them.

Don't do that. It's called action at a distance and it's considered a bad practice. Instead of modifying a global variable, you should return a value from entersys().

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