[OT] Perl woes
Martin A. Brooks
martin at antibodymx.net
Wed Jan 28 11:27:53 GMT 2009
Jonathan Kimmitt wrote:
> Whoever said, the primary purpose of a compiler is to check for
> and only if there are no errors, create the code, was most
> definitely not talking about Perl.
> The next time I use == instead of eq to compare two strings, I
> will know to expect it will always
> evaluate to true. What other language does this (apart from C,
> which would invariably return false)
> It would be a trivial matter to return an error or warning if ==
> is used for items which aren't numbers
> And this is in a language which is praised for its powerful
> string handling !
"use strict; use warnings;" perhaps?
Also, would you like someone to help you fix your keyboard? :)
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