5 minimums for any perl script?
mike at altrion.org
Mon Jan 30 15:29:22 GMT 2012
On 30 Jan 2012, at 15:26, Paul Johnson wrote:
> could you explain why you think checking the return value of close() is
> silly? I tend to have the opposite opinion.
I don't have the slides of the talk I gave on Defensive Perl Programming a couple of years ago, but there's a definite case or two of printing to a *socket* that can cause the print to fail when the far end goes away.
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