Hell yeah stvn you can use fields functionality without
the fields pragma.
Set up your object around an array
instead of a hash, define a series of constants with the
field names, and there you are.
I even set up
module that maps field names to small integers for this
purpose (sort of like the "enum" statement in C)
see also: enum::fields which is oriented for OO
inheritance but which doesn't provide accessors.
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