chromatic at wgz.org
Wed Jan 17 13:36:29 GMT 2007
On Wednesday 17 January 2007 04:45, Adrian Howard wrote:
> As I understand it chromatic is saying that any responsible author of
> code using AUTOLOAD should also include an appropriate can() method
> with appropriate logic to give the correct results for that class.
> So it can be reliable if the author of the AUTOLOAD code is...
Note also that:
1) can() returns a subroutine reference. Don't break that.
2) can() is a method. Methods aren't functions. If you call a method as a
function, you've introduced unreliability into everyone's code again, and of
course things will break.
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