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Re: Don't patch perlopentut: rewrite it completely

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Johan Vromans
February 17, 2013 13:24
Re: Don't patch perlopentut: rewrite it completely
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David Golden <> writes:

> I strongly favor showing "or die..." instead of "|| die..." because
> the lower precedence operator is safer should parentheses be omitted.

I second this preference, but for a different reason: I advice people to
use || for expressions, and or for statements. Although technically
speaking all (well, most) statements are also expressions, it is more
intuitive to mentally make the distinction where appropriate.

-- Johan

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