On Sat, 17 Dec 2005, Darren Duncan wrote:
Actually, I don't like autovivification either, and wish there was a pragma
to make attempts to do it a fatal error; it smacks too much of using
variables that weren't declared with 'my' etc. I prefer to put in the
What has the latter to do with autovivification? Luke was referring to
autovivification in the sense of, say, complex data structures. In Perl 5
we can (strict-)safely write
Would you like to have to explicitly and verbosely declare the shape of
the structure held in $x instead?
People can parse multi-dimensionally. Computers cannot... yet.
- chromatic in p6l, "Re: Parsing indent-sensitive languages".