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Re: URI Inheritence

by steves (Curate)
on Nov 12, 2004 at 22:48 UTC ( #407553=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to URI Inheritence

You should be able to use AUTOLOAD to implement method pass-through. I've done this in similar contexts. You basically build the AUTOLOAD method in your new class to say, "If the URI::URL object I contain has the method being called, then call it. Otherwise raise an exception."

For the scalar context issue, I believe that URI::URL overloads the "stringify" operator using operator overloading. Your new class could do the same thing if that's the case.

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