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Re^3: Why Perl Is Not My Favourite Functional Programming Language

by itub (Priest)
on Nov 06, 2004 at 03:54 UTC ( #405694=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Why Perl Is Not My Favourite Functional Programming Language
in thread A mini-language for sequences (part 1)

I was refering to the idea that prototypes allow you to imitate the way builtins such as grep and map are called (without having to say "sub", but now I'm not so sure if it that was the issue).


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Re^4: Why Perl Is Not My Favourite Functional Programming Language
by FoxtrotUniform (Prior) on Nov 07, 2004 at 02:24 UTC

    It wasn't. I just noticed that my original node was a bit vague about why I didn't like the builtin/user function distinction; I've updated it. Sorry about the confusion.

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