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Re: Funniest Variable/Subroutine names

by pdcawley (Hermit)
on Apr 05, 2002 at 20:53 UTC ( #157054=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Funniest Variable/Subroutine names

In the as yet unreleased Acme's::Abbreviations you will find such delights as

@ISA = 'Bloody Silly Thing To Do'; sub can't {...} sub won't {...} ... sub mustn't { my $target = shift; my $method = shift; no strict 'refs'; my $old_glob = \ $ {"${target}::"}{$method}; delete $ {"${target}::"}{$method}; *{"$target\::$method"} = *{$old_glob}{$_} for (qw/ SCALAR HASH ARRAY IO /); 1; }
well, you know, it seemed like a silly thing to do at the time.

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