[Melbourne-pm] Single vs double quotes: no real difference (was Re: Delivering PDFs via CGI)

Alfie John alfiejohn at gmail.com
Mon Jun 19 04:54:38 PDT 2006

On 6/19/06, Jacinta Richardson <jarich at perltraining.com.au> wrote:

> It is unfortunate that this myth keeps being spread.  What *does* matter about
> quoting is understanding.  If you use only single quoted strings where you don't
> need interpolation, and double quoted strings when you do; then you train
> someone who is reading your code to expect to see interpolation when they see
> double quotes, and they know that there's been a mistake when they don't.

I prefer using q{} and qq{} since they are much easier to eyeball than
' and '' :)


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