Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl: the Markov chain saw
 
PerlMonks  

comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
So this is an implicit attempt to push me into "overachiever mode". By "overachiever mode" I means conversion of the code using all those fancy idioms available in Perl 5.22 and above and advocated by chromatic, especially unhealthy fascination with OO (inspired by the desire to complete with Python) which I consider counterproductive. When I see bless statement in simple scripts I suspect fraud.

I don't get anything out of it if you read it or don't, but it's a shame that you might give other people the impression that the book tries to do something it was never intended to do. For example, you won't see anything in the book about using:

  • Smartmatch (except "don't use this")
  • Postfix-dereferencing (because it wasn't explicitly marked as stable for the version supported in 4e)
  • Subroutine signatures (again stability)

The book has always been freely available online, in all of its versions. I'm disappointed that you'd write this without having at least skimmed the book for yourself to see if it's true. (It's not.)


In reply to Re^3: Perl archeology: Need help in refactoring of old Perl code that does not use strict (hurry up and wait) by chromatic
in thread Perl archeology: Need help in refactoring of old Perl code that does not use strict by likbez

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others pondering the Monastery: (8)
    As of 2019-11-22 21:25 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?
      Strict and warnings: which comes first?



      Results (113 votes). Check out past polls.

      Notices?