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Why do you have your argument-checking 'die' inside a BEGIN block? The line would work as well without being enclosed in a BEGIN block (once a ';' was added at the end)
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Re^3: regex: finding something followed explicitly by a dot
by ayrnieu (Beadle) on Feb 12, 2006 at 21:27 UTC
    Habit: sometimes I'd like to avoid other BEGIN or module processing. As near-cargo-cult code goes, is it very bad?