in reply to Re: Need Speed:Search Tab-delimited File for pairs of names
in thread Need Speed:Search Tab-delimited File for pairs of names

Commenting out strict and warnings is a big mistake: it doesn't fix the reported issues;
Why not? I can't diagnose this, because I'm not running on Windows, but it seems like you're chanting boilerplate at the questioner. Which of his mistakes would be caught by adding those strings?
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Re^3: Need Speed:Search Tab-delimited File for pairs of names
by GrandFather (Sage) on Dec 17, 2013 at 19:55 UTC

    The bad sub prototype and the interesting use of 'our'. That is assuming that variables are declared appropriately.

    True laziness is hard work