[JOB] Perl Software Developer and Database programmer
andy at hexten.net
Wed Feb 22 12:47:05 GMT 2006
On 22 Feb 2006, at 12:36, Lusercop wrote:
That's what I assumed you meant.
> Why? because it's clear that you're saving the value and restoring
> it. For
> those in the thread that didn't know that this was what local did,
> what it does. If the scope is quite long (then you should be
> splitting it
> into separate functions ...) then you are explicitly restoring the
> back. I prefer this, stylewise.
Would you prefer explicit memory management too? In what way is an
explicit save / restore preferable to local (which is for these
purposes syntactic sugar on the same thing)? Is local really so obscure?
Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
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