in reply to 20 most important Perl Best Practices
You will benefit from watching MJD’s Program Repair Shop and Red Flags talk; esp. relevant here e.g. the 4:30 mark (~1½ min) and the 22:05 mark (~1 min).
Makeshifts last the longest.
Once (shame on you!)
Twice (shame on me!)
More often than I'd like to be
All the time
Just when answering stupid polls
Who you callin' a fool?
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