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Re^2: Perl "new" command

by Erez (Priest)
on Mar 01, 2012 at 09:26 UTC ( #957134=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Perl "new" command
in thread Perl "new" command

n Perl the constructor doesn't have to be named "new"

In Perl no, but OO frameworks like Moose and its derivatives have adopted this convention and use "new" for object instantiation.

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