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Re: Flag variables

by Aristotle (Chancellor)
on Mar 03, 2003 at 13:26 UTC ( #240019=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Flag variables

You might be interested in Mark-Jason Dominus' excellent Program Repair Shop and Red Flags article series on Perl.com.

In a pinch, you should avoid flag variables wherever possible - they do nothing to clarify the algorithm and can often obscure it.

Makeshifts last the longest.

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