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Re^5: naming anonymous subroutines inner variables

by BrowserUk (Patriarch)
on Jun 22, 2016 at 23:55 UTC ( #1166333=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: naming anonymous subroutines inner variables
in thread naming anonymous subroutines inner variables

an aliasing bug, if it manifests, can be a really nasty critter to deal with!

Indeed. I remember vividly several days and nights trying to track one such down whilst under pressure to complete. Not nice.

The other side is that used with knowledge, caution and clear commentary warning, it can be an extremely powerful technique.


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Re^6: naming anonymous subroutines inner variables
by AnomalousMonk (Archbishop) on Jun 23, 2016 at 00:00 UTC
    ... used with knowledge ..., it can be an extremely powerful technique.

    With great power comes great responsibility — and perhaps a few sleepless nights!


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