From: David A. Greene (greened_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-16 20:44:50
On Saturday 16 June 2007 05:44, Paul A Bristow wrote:
> >What's the advantage over individual function calls as Phil
> >and others have suggested?
> Using the .axis_width().axis_color saves typing
> (and makes it is more compact
This is a poor reason to choose a design. I don't spend most of my time
typing. I spend most of it maintaining what's already been written, and
clarity is king.
> and perhaps clearer by grouping things together).
I'm not convinced. Function calls can be grouped just as well.
> It is entirely optional - novice users can (should?) just use
Ooh, multiple interfaces are about the worst thing you can do. TIMTOWTDI
in my mind is what makes Perl code unmaintainable.
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