David Cantrell david at
Mon May 14 14:55:21 BST 2007

On Sun, May 13, 2007 at 10:38:29AM -0400, muppet wrote:

> These issues are all why we like perl so much.  I mean, when have you ever had
> to deal with this stuff in perl?  Except, maybe, when some well-meaning intern
> goes through "that nasty, ugly perl code" and changes all the direct
> references to @_ to lexicals, and then wonders why the changes made in the sub
> are no longer reflected in the caller...

Good for that intern!  If you're going to rely on spooky action at a
distance, then you should have documented it, and so the intern wouldn't
have broken it.

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