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Re^5: Initialize an hash with string

by rovf (Priest)
on Jun 21, 2012 at 14:26 UTC ( #977651=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Initialize an hash with string
in thread Initialize an hash with string

Obviously my proposal can easily let arbitrary malicious code slip in. Whether this still is a good or a bad advice, depends on how much the OP can "trust" the data source. Technically, a "data file" interpreted with eval, is like a program, and can do harm as any program can do, but this doesn't mean (IMO) that such a solution should be rejected in the first place.

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