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Re: perlopentut modernization

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Dave Rolsky
January 22, 2013 22:21
Re: perlopentut modernization
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On Sat, 19 Jan 2013, Alexander Hartmaier wrote:

> this week I had to look up how to create a file on open and came across perlopentut just to shockingly find out that is uses the two param form
> of open everywhere!
> Before investing my time to change that I wanted to get your opinions on the topic.

If you do this I will commit it and fight with all the naysayers later.

That said, the tutorial should at least _mention_ the two arg form and 
point people to comprehensive docs on the subject.

I think the perlootut docs are a good model. Focus on concepts and best 
practices, and point to the reference docs. Then make sure that the 
reference documentation is comprehensive.


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