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in reply to Prevent Strings From Being Interpreted As A File Handle

The simple solution is to stop calling a subroutine as a method and just use: Input::awesome;.

Or, if awesome really is a method, then invoke it via a reference blessed into the class 'Input':

$o = bless [], 'Input';; ... $o->awesome;; Yay!

Or, as you've pointed out, use lexicals.

Bottom line: stop going out of your way to artificially create problems.


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