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Not so much a suggestion as a question arising... Is there any particular reason for using temporary vars as opposed to say

#!/usr/bin/perl -wT use strict; use CGI qw/:standard/; use HTML::Entities; my ( $name ) = (param('name') || '') =~ /^([[:alpha:][:punct:][:s +pace:]]+)$/; my ( $color ) = (param('color') || '') =~ /^([[:alpha:]]+)$/; encode_entities( $name ); print header, <<"END_HTML"; <html> <head><title>Test page</title></head> <body> <p>Your name is "$name" and the color you listed was "$color"</p> </body> </html> END_HTML

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In reply to Re: "Correct" program style questions by BrowserUk
in thread "Correct" program style questions by Ovid

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