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Re: Gratuitous use of Perl Prototypes
in thread Gratuitous use of Perl Prototypes
Example: Remove the prototype from this implementation of zip and then modify the code to compensate and you get a much less readable and useable function.
I'd argue that zip() isn't that readable to begin with! *grins* Plus, can't you use some variant of reduce() or mapcar() to achieve the same thing?
Also, isn't the subref prototype prone to memory leaks? I thought that's why we don't use the try/catch implementation in Error ...
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