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Re: [ID 20000330.052] Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.)

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From:
Mike Giroux
Date:
March 31, 2000 05:18
Subject:
Re: [ID 20000330.052] Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.)
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--- Tom Christiansen <tchrist@chthon.perl.com> wrote:
> >I agree.  The same correction was made for the comparison operators;
> >originally the warning did not distinguish between numeric and
> string
> >comparison operators.  The warning should accurately reflect the
> code as
> >written.
> 
> So, you prefer a nonoptimizing compiler, eh?  

Why make this into an argument about the stupidity of people who don't
know the compiler internals?  Is "knowing how to use Deparse, and how
to follow its output for large programs" going to be the new minimum
bar for acceptable knowledge of Perl?  That seems unreasonable.

The suggestions to make the message non-specific as to the operator
involved would make things clearer to the user, and not break 
anything.

What's wrong with that?
-- 
Mike

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