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Re^5: require mystery

by Corion (Patriarch)
on Sep 07, 2007 at 06:17 UTC ( [id://637586] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: require mystery
in thread require mystery

Perl allows barewords or strings (which are basically the same, except that a bareword comes without quotes, hence, "bare") as invocants:

File::Path->import(...)

is the same as:

"File::Path"->import(...)

and

my $pathtool = "File::Path"; $pathtool->import(...)

and all three translate to:

File::Path::import("File::Path",...);