in reply to Re (tilly) 2: Paradigm Shift - Dual Use Constructors
in thread Paradigm Shift - Don't use strict

"Cargo cult" programming is evil only if it's a lifetime pattern. As a part of larval stage, it's entirely normal. Human beings learn, in part, by imitating what they don't understand ... yet.

For further information, see any human child.

    -- Chip Salzenberg, Free-Floating Agent of Chaos