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Re: poll ideas quest 2019

by Eily (Monsignor)
on Nov 21, 2019 at 16:12 UTC ( #11108996=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to poll ideas quest 2019

When choosing a delimiter for Quote and Quote like Operators I:

  • use a pair of delimiters {} () <> [] as often as possible
  • use / when it's a regex
  • just avoid # and it's fine
  • choose whatever's not present in my string
  • carefully select a delimiter that makes my OBFU even more confusing
  • only use \ because I hate you
  • delimit strings with my bare hands
  • don't use quote-like operators
  • follow several rules to increase clarity, consistency and maintanability and my pay-check
  • start complaining; stop expecting me to make a decision and Do What I Mean already!

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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2019
by Tux (Abbot) on Nov 22, 2019 at 07:12 UTC

    I use the ; in SQL statements, so I can easily copy-paste :)

    my $sth = $dbh->prepare (qq; select foo, bar from wobble where barney = 42; );

    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2019
by soonix (Canon) on Nov 21, 2019 at 18:52 UTC
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