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Re^2: Adding Global Keyword?

by Sec (Scribe)
on Feb 17, 2006 at 15:29 UTC ( #530970=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Adding Global Keyword?
in thread Adding Global Keyword?

The question came from a friend, who wanted to use it just temporarily for debugging. He didn't want to import his "Debugging module" in every single package.
I know that in this case "Module::debug()" works. I looked into this problem out of sheer curiosity. It feels strangely unperlish to me that perl allows me to override existing builtin keywords, but not add my own.

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Re^3: Adding Global Keyword?
by dragonchild (Archbishop) on Feb 17, 2006 at 15:33 UTC
    Look into if and conditional compilation using constants.

    My criteria for good software:
    1. Does it work?
    2. Can someone else come in, make a change, and be reasonably certain no bugs were introduced?
Re^3: Adding Global Keyword?
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 18, 2006 at 11:17 UTC
    I'd cheat.
    sub what::s { ... debug code here... }
    Then later, anywhere...
    what's($foo); what's($bar);

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