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June 21, 2008 05:04
Re: [perl #56150] return return
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On Saturday 21 June 2008 13:22:59 Aristotle Pagaltzis wrote:
> * Tels <> [2008-06-20 23:05]:
> > Also, I'd like to add that "return" at the end of a function is
> > almost always pointless, too.
> Programs should be written for people to read and only
> incidentally for machines to execute.

With the current state of abundand hardware power, it should be no 
problem to show the human a "human-readable" version of the program and 
let the machine execute the "machine-readable" version.

Which, btw, happens, anyway. :)

So the editor could colorize it, pretty-print it, add return statements 
and automatic comments.

Which, btw, happens for most people, anyway. :)

All the best,


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