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Re^3: Global destruction feature / bug ?

by Corion (Pope)
on Apr 03, 2008 at 14:24 UTC ( #678173=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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in thread Global destruction feature / bug ?

It's mostly because of that why I dislike use of our - it establishes a global variable except that I cannot get at it or change it from the outside. And in most cases I've encountered, there always comes a moment where I want/need to change a global variable. For example to add or change some configuration, or change the quote indicator from " to ' or `. And our prevents me from doing that while adding no benefit...


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Re^4: Global destruction feature / bug ?
by jettero (Monsignor) on Apr 03, 2008 at 14:33 UTC

    You sure about that? That's really not the way I'm seeing it work. It's just like use vars, but shorter and only initially available where you intend to use it. Perhaps I don't see the problem clearly.

    test->function; print "$test::yeah\n"; package test; sub function { our $yeah = 7; }

    I don't see how it limits you, but I do see a clear benefit: I like it better than use vars.

    -Paul

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