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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • 1) no 'use strict'
       You can accidentally misspell a variable in one place and
       the thing won't just blow up in your face right away...
       Instead, it will wait until you least want it to blow up.

    2) horrible weak typing implemtation

       - var foo can be either string or integer (cool)
       - foo + bar can do either concatenation or addition (hmmm)
       - html input fields cannot be typed
       - so how does it know when to turn 1+1 into 11 versus 2?
       - it doesn't! You freqently have to throw *1 in to tell it
       - same with comparison operators

    Fortunately, I've only ever had to two do projects in javascript.

    ...nevertheless, I still have scars :(