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> I do not see any reason for the difference.

I agree there is no logical reason for extra behaviour...

> And the docs are clear and complete here as it seems to me.

Sorry, I disagree! Till now, I couldn't find any other perldoc describing this feature , and perlop is just a condensed quick reference. IMHO Perl has to many special cases to rely on just 3 words in a quickref.

I think it's quite unknown, taking into consideration that most hacker prefere the _underscore_private_method() convention instead.

Even Merlyn's Book on Perl-Objects and Refrences doesn't list this behaviour, (at least it's not indexed)

For me it looks like the documentation should be improved!

Cheers Rolf

UPDATE: And what really makes my brain stumble, what is the expected behaviour when i call $obj->$code_ref() and code_ref doesn't point to a method (of the blessed package).

Am I supposed to run experiments to find it out?

Please can anyone give me a link to any documentation!


In reply to Re^2: OOP: ->Coderef for calling Private Methods by LanX
in thread OOP: Obj->Coderef for calling Private Methods by LanX

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