What's not native about Perl's OO?

It supports object creation natively:
bless({}, $class);

It supports inheritance natively:
$child->parent_method()

It supports method calling natively:
class->method();       # Static
$obj->method();        # Virtual
$obj->class::method(); # Non-virtual, Inherits
class::method($obj);   # Non-virtual, Doesn't inherit

As a derict result of the above, encapsulation and polymorphism is natively supported. Perl doesn't support security divisions, but that's just a luxury (or a curse).


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