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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • In Damian Conway's Perl Best Practices, this style is deprecated. The summary statement for the section titled "Other Postfix Modifiers" reads:
    Don't use postfix unless, for, while or until.
    You may more may not agree with this book here, and I have to say that there's a lot in the book that I find somewhat limiting, but one Randal Schwartz is quoted on the back jacket:
    "As a manager of a large Perl project. I'd ensure that every member of my team has a copy of Perl Best Practices on their desk, and use it as the basis for an in-house style guide."