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Re: Re: Re: inheritance turns back and bites

by borisz (Canon)
on Mar 01, 2004 at 13:59 UTC ( #332898=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: inheritance turns back and bites
in thread inheritance turns back and bites

But SUPER is wrong here, I like to use SomeData or build something with __PACKAGE__.


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Re: Re: Re: Re: inheritance turns back and bites
by tovod-everett (Sexton) on Mar 02, 2004 at 04:12 UTC
    If your intent is to ensure that increment calls add in the same package, why not use:
    sub increment { my $self = shift; &add($self, number => 1); }
    Use subroutine calls when you want to create your own explicit binding, use -> notation when you desire runtime binding of the message.

    Of course, it would be my opinion that it is particularly bad form for a child class to re-implement a method in a manner that is not backward compatible - it's a violation of the contract as far as I'm concerned.

    --Toby Ovod-Everett

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