Question on param()

C. Abney cabney at
Mon Aug 7 21:04:46 CDT 2000

On Mon, 7 Aug 2000, Vasquez, Mike wrote:

> As the attachment shows, 
>   if (param){ 
>      printform 
>   } else { 
>      processform 
>   }

Looks like C to me :)

Try using the symbol "$" as the first part of each var name if you want to
use Perl.  I think param is seen as a string in this case, and strings are
(being nonzero) always true.

Also the -w and "use strict;" would catch this sort of thing. HTH,

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