I'm afraid that's not quite true, at least in Perl.
Then Perl has it wrong.
Perl subs that are named are not closures, by fiat.
By fiat? Of whom? ;-)
Merlyn has it right: being a closure and being named are orthogonal properties. OTOH, I'm not saying you
are wrong, because you have experience in a strange, quantum-like world (aka perl internals) where the normal definitions don't necessarily apply.
The 6th Rule of Perl Club is -- There is no Rule #6.
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