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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Ah ha! Now you can see the problem. The syntax makes it very easy for the programmer to accidentally split up related sections of code and that makes maintenance harder.

    Well, this makes the assumption that the two methods are related in some way other than having the same name. When you think of classes being a collection of methods and attributes (or fields or instance variables or whatever you wanna call them), then the idea of splitting up this multi-method across 300 lines of code is horrid. But i