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Re^5: lexical vs. local file handles

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Apr 18, 2020 at 20:52 UTC ( #11115746=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: lexical vs. local file handles
in thread lexical vs. local file handles

You could say the same thing about goto and mutable global variables and even $[ (which, fortunately, is gone in newer language releases), but in general the same reason to avoid them applies: because using them makes it more difficult to reason about code in the small and the large.

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