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  • by vsergu (505) on 2003.02.27 20:43 (#17597) Journal
    You're comparing use of $_ with use of map() and grep() in void context? To me, writing Perl without $_ is like writing English without pronouns. It's hardly a mark of good style.
    • I mean, often I see $_ used and modified 5 times in a dozen lines, this is a pig when a program has evolved over time - named variables are usually preferably 9 times out of 10.

      @JAPH = qw(Hacker Perl Another Just);
      print reverse @JAPH;