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Ovid (2709)

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Stuff with the Perl Foundation. A couple of patches in the Perl core. A few CPAN modules. That about sums it up.

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Wednesday October 17, 2007
04:53 AM

Writing Perl::Critic Policies

[ #34703 ]

I really need to learn to write Perl::Critic policies. There are three serious bugs here which even Perl::Critic's "harsh" setting ignores. At least one of them caused me to waste about 10 minutes of debugging today.


use strict;
use warnings;

my $foo, $bar = foo();
my ( $foo, $bar ) = foo() || '';

sub foo {
    my ( $foo, $bar ) = shift;
    return ( $foo, $bar );

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