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Re: Smaller than an object?

by erikharrison (Deacon)
on Aug 21, 2002 at 19:19 UTC ( #191843=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Smaller than an object?

Counter? I know about as much C as I know Quantum Mechanics, but I believe that this trick corresponds (roughly) to the static declaration, and is a common trick for this sort of problem. Rather than having a general term for the trick, using a term that also points to the variables purpose (like counter) is probably better self documentation. Just put a thorough knowledge of lexicals into your bag of tricks and call it whatever it needs to be called for that bit of code.


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[1nickt]: The same project (CPAN Testers API) is using experimental signatures (and therefore 5.024) ... which is what replaced Method::Signatures , afaict.
[1nickt]: But the new $job is on an older Perl and therefore using M::S, the syntax of which looks clunky to me, so far.

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