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Re^2: strings->can->isa but numbers->can't?

by djerius (Beadle)
on Apr 26, 2012 at 17:37 UTC ( #967411=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: strings->can->isa but numbers->can't?
in thread strings->can->isa but numbers->can't?

Strings are simply interpreted as package names when you call a method on them. This is how Foo->new works in the first place.

D'oh! Of course! I even use that behavior on occasion.

Thanks for the reminder.

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