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Re: strict isn't everything

by crazyinsomniac (Prior)
on Jun 12, 2002 at 03:20 UTC ( #173723=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to strict isn't everything

Typically, monks will warn new programmers that they must use strict. This pragma is useful, but if you just don't understand programming, it's a false sense of security.
Pragmas are there for programmers. Furthermore, strict is there to help a programmer from being plagued by the most common of perl pitfalls, related to the language. If you type perldoc strict, you'll see there is no mention of security. I wish there was a use strict 'logic'. There is no substitute for: coherent thought, experience, and most importantly discipline.

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