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Answer: Why is it said that Perl does not implement true object orientation?

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Q&A > object-oriented programming > Why is it said that Perl does not implement true object orientation? contributed by merlyn

Perl has "primitive" data types that cannot be used as base classes nor given new methods. This puts it in the OO class with Java and C++. Eiffel and Smalltalk and Python are better at pure-OO because they don't have "primitive" types.

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