I dislike the "= undef" for two reasons:
- It's wrong when applied to initializing empty arrays and hashes, so it doesn't "scale" well.
- I presume a knowledge of people reading my code equal to that contained in my Learning Perl book, and in there, it's clear that a new scalar starts with undef
-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
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