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Re: Another reason for perl beginners to read perldocs

by dcmertens (Beadle)
on Jul 06, 2011 at 16:44 UTC ( #913023=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Another reason for perl beginners to read perldocs

I don't see any problem with labeling lines with something descriptive. I do this in my code because it makes the meaning more legible in standard English. However, I would omit the semicolon in the else clause, so it would read

else {$flag = 0}

I typically use such one-line blocks in evals like

eval {this_may_die();};

Removing all the unnecessary punctuation makes it much nicer, in my opinion:

eval {this_may_die};

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