introspection (and Perl 6)

Bruce Richardson itsbruce at
Mon Jan 21 23:50:06 GMT 2008

On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 09:04:45PM +0000, Aaron Trevena wrote:
> >   $class.^can('foo');
> >
> > That's actually shorthand for:
> >
> >   $class.HOW.can('foo');
> Kinda neat. :)
> I don't mind the hat as long as it's shorthand for golfers that I'll
> never need to use or read in production code.

Maybe you will never use it, but if it exists then somebody else will
and so you *will* see it in production code.

Except that this is Perl 6 we're talking about, so probably not.


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constructive purpose. -- Spock

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