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What are "delegates"? Talking about C#?

I don't know C#. My use of the term delegates comes from The D programming language and is best described as a pointer to a method.

That is, it is a pointer to a function that carries an implicit reference to an object instance. Ie. Equivalent to this in perl:

use Some::Class; my $inst = new Some::Class(); my $delegate = sub{ Some::Class::methodName( $inst, @_ ); };
Closures are NOT synonymous for: ... nor for currying

Agreed. But currying is one use for closures not easily achieved without them.


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In reply to Re^2: Real life uses for closures. (update: disambiguation) by BrowserUk
in thread Real life uses for closures. by BrowserUk

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