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Re: Consistency, syntax, and little minds

by Felonious (Chaplain)
on Oct 02, 2002 at 19:06 UTC ( #202357=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Consistency, syntax, and little minds

One could go the other way and allow user-defined code to act as push etc. do now.

Prototypes can do exactly that.
From perlsub:
sub mypush (\@@)

[ shh]$ su real

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Re: Re: Consistency, syntax, and little minds
by belg4mit (Prior) on Oct 02, 2002 at 19:13 UTC
    True enough, and I should know that, however I eschew prototypes. That however, does not allow push itself to take a reference. Which was my point, as I gave reasons why I believe such a route would be superior to this method (of allowing subs the same abailities as CORE).

    perl -wpe "s/\b;([mnst])/'$1/g"

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