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Re^3: Passing arguments to functions.

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Apr 25, 2012 at 13:58 UTC ( #967073=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Passing arguments to functions.
in thread Passing arguments to functions.

The effort to write a hash of hard references (Called 'dispatch table' in a previous post) will probably be repaid in the maintainence of 'industrial strength' software.

Sorry, but you do not know what you are talking about.

The code I posted uses a hash-based dispatch table. It is called the symbol table.

There is simply no advantage to adding another layer of indirection here; and no additional risk or maintenance effort in avoiding that extra layer.

Which makes all your talk of "use once" and "industrial strength", nothing more than cargo-culted, pseudo-CompSci balderdash!


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