The first thing to know about handling arguments for subroutines is to avoid
-refering to them directly by index. Imagine you have the following code:
+refering to them directly by index. Imagine you have the following code:
my $username = shift(@ARGV);
-open my $pass_fh, '<', '/etc/pass
+open my $pass_fh, '<', '/etc/passwd'
or die "Cannot open /etc/passwd - $!";
<tt>$foobar</tt>. While there are ways to achieve similar things in Perl,
the best way is to use <a href="$(ROOT)/topics/hashes/">hashes</a> (possibly
pointing to complex records with more information) and lookup them by
-the string you want to use. Read the link by MJD for more information.
+the string you want to use. Read the link by Mark Jason Dominus for more