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Re^3: Good use for prototypes. On methods no less!

by Eliya (Vicar)
on Jun 01, 2012 at 20:04 UTC ( #973865=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Good use for prototypes. On methods no less!
in thread Good use for prototypes. On methods no less!

Prototypes do nothing on method calls.

Ah, sorry, I misread...   I thought you were suggesting that they should work with methods, too, and that this way all kind of problems (including the example presented) could be solved.  My bad!

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