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Re: Your named arguments

by Aragorn (Curate)
on Nov 09, 2005 at 08:01 UTC ( #506999=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Your named arguments

At work we use Params::Check. Reasonable simple, and it does the job. The example in the documentation uses %hash, which I don't approve of. I use %args_in which covers the meaning nicely. Maybe %params_in would be even better.


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Re^2: Your named arguments
by Juerd (Abbot) on Nov 09, 2005 at 21:02 UTC

    I use %args_in which covers the meaning nicely. Maybe %params_in would be even better.

    No, parameters are expected, while arguments are passed. The hash contains arguments, never parameters.

    Given foo => $bar, the parameter is "foo", and the argument is $bar, named by the name of the parameter.

    In Perl 6:

    sub foo ($foo, $bar) { # $foo and $bar are *parameters* # But in the sub itself, they represent the *arguments* ... } foo(42, 15); # positional arguments foo(foo => 42, bar => 15); # named arguments foo(bar => 15, foo => 42); # same thing :)

    Juerd # { site => '', plp_site => '', do_not_use => 'spamtrap' }

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