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Re: Re: Re^3: (~OT) How to measure Perl skills?

by QM (Parson)
on Mar 24, 2004 at 23:53 UTC ( #339593=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re^3: (~OT) How to measure Perl skills?
in thread How to measure Perl skills?

There's a method cache table??? You [or I, in this case] learn something new everyday.

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Re: Re: Re: Re^3: (~OT) How to measure Perl skills?
by diotalevi (Canon) on Mar 25, 2004 at 00:03 UTC
    Sure. If you say $obj->foo more than once only the first time suffers an OO penalty. The rest are just hash lookups and IIRC aren't more expensive than function calls. The whole OO-penalty thing people go on about is really about the process of finding foo in $obj's @ISA but that only happens when there isn't a current cache entry to pull from.

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