[JOB] Perl Software Developer and Database programmer

Lusercop `the.lusercop' at lusercop.net
Wed Feb 22 15:27:54 GMT 2006

On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 01:31:29PM +0000, Andy Armstrong wrote:
> On 22 Feb 2006, at 13:23, Lusercop wrote:
>> My point stands: how often have you used it in production code, apart from
>> the pattern of local $/, which I don't like for other reasons (mainly
>> inefficiency on reads)?
> I local $_ quite often too. But I don't suppose you're allowing me to  
> use $_ any more :)

Quite honestly, apart from map { ... } and grep { ... }, which are
sometimes necessary or cleaner than alternatives, I feel that using
$_ is not a good way of achieving neat and maintainable Perl.

Seriously, I hope you're not suggesting that full use of $_ with
localisation is good software engineering practice when programming
in Perl. I really hope you're trolling.

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