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Re^2: Perlplexation - foreach shoulda Known

by JavaFan (Canon)
on Apr 16, 2012 at 11:36 UTC ( #965292=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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This is generally considered to be bad style, and -- who knows? -- you may even wind up confusing yourself this way. If you want to modify the contents of a list, use foreach.
You know, I can understand people who say "I find modifying list elements using an alias confusing", and I can understand people who say "I'm fine using all the features Perl gives me, including list aliasing". I don't know what to think of people who say "I'm fine with modifying list elements in a block, but only if the keyword is foreach, if the keyword is map, it confuses me". Those aren't the people I would want to hire.

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