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Re: OO Perl and AUTOLOAD

by tilly (Archbishop)
on Apr 08, 2005 at 18:43 UTC ( #446105=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to OO Perl and AUTOLOAD

I would not use an AUTOLOAD for this. I would follow the strategy of typeglobbing closures that I give at Re: More then one AUTOLOAD in a class hierarchy.. For one discussion of how AUTOLOAD and OO don't always play ball together see Why breaking can() is acceptable. The hope that I had of making them play that I discuss there didn't work out, see Detecting function vs method in an AUTOLOAD? for why not. (Without solving that problem I'm not going to release a module on CPAN that creates a UNIVERSAL::AUTOLOAD! But hey, I just realized that I could install the AUTOLOAD elsewhere...hmmm...)

UPDATE: That realization is now Class::AutoloadCAN.

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