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Re^2: Perl allows package names consisting entirely of colons

by tobyink (Abbot)
on Nov 27, 2012 at 16:47 UTC ( #1005881=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl allows package names consisting entirely of colons
in thread Perl allows package names consisting entirely of colons

It was introduced in Perl 5.14. Perl 5.12 also introduced package NAME VERSION. The two can be combined, a la:

package Foo::Bar 1.2 { ...; }
perl -E'sub Monkey::do{say$_,for@_,do{($monkey=[caller(0)]->[3])=~s{::}{ }and$monkey}}"Monkey say"->Monkey::do'


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