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Re^3: Perl mnemonics

by BrowserUk (Patriarch)
on Oct 07, 2008 at 22:59 UTC ( #715872=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Perl mnemonics
in thread Perl mnemonics

but that's what perldoc's for.

Isn't it easier (or at least just as easy), to look up the ordering than names/spelling?

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Re^4: Perl mnemonics
by TGI (Parson) on Oct 08, 2008 at 16:05 UTC

    When I write the code I may have to look everything up in either case.

    When I read the code, I understand named parameters without needing the docs.

    I consider that a big improvement. YMMV. Each approach can bring its own subtle bugs.

    TGI says moo

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