[Edinburgh-pm] code style question

Ian Stuart Ian.Stuart at ed.ac.uk
Wed Aug 17 01:28:33 PDT 2011

On 16/08/2011 17:55, Robert Rothenberg wrote:
> My guess is that the script was written for Perl 4, when that was how one
> referred to global variables.

If so, one has to congratulate the original coder: for writing code that 
is sufficiently robust & usefule that its still in use now!

(though perhaps it would be time to revisit to see if the code can be 
cleaned up, speeded up, and otherwise improved with techniques available 
in Perl 5.xx )

Ian "Perl Laghu" Stuart

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