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++ nice to know you're human.

I have a personal bug that typically irritates me about twice a week. It is that, even if it is a value in some hash, my brain interprets a method call as a something that should end with a semicolon. Thus, I frequently type something like:

my $hash = { key1 => 'scalar value', key2 => [ qw( its an array ) ], key3 => Some::Package->method( $args, $go, $here, ); # <-- oops! };

This is somewhat insidious because it doesn't break emacs' syntax highlighting and perl -c /path/to/script reports the error as being on the next line. Ho hum, confession is good for the soul.


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In reply to Re: Stupid mistakes I repeatedly make by matthewb
in thread Stupid mistakes I repeatedly make by brian_d_foy

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