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Re^8: Is 'use vars' really obsolete?

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 23, 2017 at 16:58 UTC ( #1199964=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^7: Is 'use vars' really obsolete?
in thread Is 'use vars' really obsolete?

It's like the chance of the planet spontaneously swapping magnetic poles. ;)
Which actually happens every half-million years or so. Just to put things in perspective.

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Re^9: Is 'use vars' really obsolete?
by perl-diddler (Chaplain) on Sep 24, 2017 at 21:14 UTC
    Anonmonk responded:
    It's like the chance of the planet spontaneously swapping magnetic poles. ;)

    Which actually happens every half-million years or so. Just to put things in perspective.


    Didn't I read that it was due or overdue any time now? *gulp*... To paraphrase a saying:

    Just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean the poles might not switch soon... ;^)

      Didn't I read that it was due or overdue any time now?
      There was a very short one just 40k years ago, and it usually takes hundreds of years to complete a flip. So don't worry about it.
Re^9: Is 'use vars' really obsolete?
by LanX (Bishop) on Sep 23, 2017 at 19:15 UTC

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