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Re: Poor Man's Prototyping?

by VSarkiss (Monsignor)
on Nov 24, 2001 at 22:27 UTC ( #127289=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Poor Man's Prototyping?

Well, prototyping implies type-checking as well, and you're not really doing that. (In other words, you're not specifying whether you're expecting a scalar, an array, a reference to something, etc.) You've really implemented a way of naming arguments, which is relatively common. Probably the best-known example is the CGI.pm module.

A search of the monastery for "named sub arguments" turns up tons of information. Try a few of these:

And a couple hundred more...

HTH

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