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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: [mp2] last call for $filter->read
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2004 17:55:46 GMT
Geoffrey Young wrote:
>>Or may be we should keep it as is and just fix the error handling.
>>    while ($filter->read(my $buffer, $wanted)) {
>>        $filter->print($buffer);
>>    }
>>is still easier to write... and if you forget the defined() part you may
>>get errors when you get "0" as a returned string (which luckily one of
>>the tests has happened to do).
> yeah, needing to check for defined really kinda breaks the perl idiom that
> we're trying to maintain here, so if there is a way around that it would
> most certainly be a better interface.
> <handwaving\>

Thanks for the comments, Geoff. My latest idea is not to change it ;)

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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