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on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
I believe that getting a replacement can method to work absolutely correctly in all situations is far harder than it looks. I tried to explain some (not all!) of the issues in my root node. If you think that it is easier than I do, then post an interesting example of an AUTOLOAD and how you'd override can, and I'll try to demonstrate how - by your standards - your code is incomplete.

If the task proves difficult for you, right after you just read a description of some of the things that can go wrong, can we both agree that expecting people to consistently get it right is unrealistic?


In reply to Re: Re: Why breaking can() is acceptable by tilly
in thread Why breaking can() is acceptable by tilly

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