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Re: Gratuitous use of Perl Prototypes

by ysth (Canon)
on Nov 09, 2004 at 00:29 UTC ( #406242=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Gratuitous use of Perl Prototypes

sub PUSH {
perlsub say:
Subroutines whose names are in all upper case are reserved to the Perl core, as are modules whose names are in all lower case. A subroutine in all capitals is a loosely-held convention meaning it will be called indirectly by the run-time system itself, usually due to a triggered event. Subroutines that do special, pre-defined things include AUTOLOAD, CLONE, DESTROY plus all functions mentioned in perltie and PerlIO::via.

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