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Re: My coding guidelines

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Nov 26, 2002 at 09:49 UTC ( #215810=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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You can't use prototypes to have the compiler check whether an argument is an integer, or an object of a certain type. Prototypes are less useful than you might think at first, and they are sometimes bloody nasty. The following doesn't do what you want:

sub foo ($$) {....} my @bar = (1, 2); foo @bar;
&foo isn't called with two arguments - even while @bar has two elements. Remove the prototype, and it will work as expected.


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