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Re: [vox-tech] A question of perl style
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Re: [vox-tech] A question of perl style

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] A question of perl style
  • From: Henry House <hajhouse@houseag.MAPScom>
  • Date: Tue, 01 May 2001 00:16:20 -0700
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On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 10:34:58PM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> pointers.  reference/pointer same thing.  In my original message I pointed
> out that the $dbh is a pointer, but I thought stylistically I should pass
> the reference rather than copy the reference.

As I se it when there is no significant performance difference the
stylistically correct method is the method that most clearly reveals the
programmer's intention.

> Again, It was a stupid question

There are no stupid questions :-).

Henry House
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