Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Syntactic Confectionery Delight

Re: Re: Calling subroutine syntax

by crabbdean (Pilgrim)
on May 01, 2004 at 23:25 UTC ( #349705=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Calling subroutine syntax
in thread Calling subroutine syntax

I had a quick read through the perldoc man page for it and was thinking similar things. My thoughts at the time were "I'll have to come back and have a thorough read through this because I'm not seeing a great use of it right now".

The Funkster of Mirth
Programming these days takes more than a lone avenger with a compiler. - sam
RFC1149: A Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams on Avian Carriers

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re: Re: Re: Calling subroutine syntax
by BUU (Prior) on May 02, 2004 at 07:36 UTC
    As TomDLux alluded to above, the only real point is to simulate perl "builtins". For example a grep replacement would look like sub map2(&@) (as I recall) and let you do stuff like  map2 { foo bar } @baz

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://349705]
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others surveying the Monastery: (4)
As of 2018-05-25 21:12 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?