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How is this better than?

Why does this shappen?
#! perl -slw use strict; sub times7 { my $number = shift or die "no number"; return $number*7; } print "times7( $_ ) returned:", times7( $_ ) for 1, 2, 3, 0; __END__ P:\test>junk times7( 1 ) returned:7 times7( 2 ) returned:14 times7( 3 ) returned:21 no number at P:\test\junk.pl line 5.

Seems to me that you are trying to address peoples inability to explain their problem, but asking them to learn to use a module that they almost certainly know nothing about, and serves no good purpose but to complicate the issue?


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In reply to Re: How to Ask a Question (With Test::More) (repost, now with Sitedocclan approval.) by BrowserUk
in thread How to Ask a Question (With Test::More) by tphyahoo

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