[sf-perl] globals

Jeffrey Ryan Thalhammer jeff at imaginative-software.com
Fri Apr 5 21:08:06 PDT 2013

On Apr 5, 2013, at 5:15 PM, David Alban wrote:

> i'm quite happy to use global "constants" i declare using the Readonly
> module.  i'm curious to know if anyone thinks that's a bad idea.

Sounds fine to me.  I do it all the time (see Pinto::Constants).

And on very rare occasions, I do use global variables (see Pinto::Globals) but only to help facilitate testing.

Of course, everyone has an opinion on exactly *how* you create a constant in Perl, but that's another story.

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