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Re: My first stab at OO perl...

by astaines (Curate)
on Jul 17, 2002 at 16:01 UTC ( #182479=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to My first stab at OO perl...

Very nice - and far better than my first (or indeed current) attempts at OO code. One query - Is it a good idea to have a get_total function which does the additon. My first instinct would be to make add_expenses and delete_expenses keep the _TOTAL up to date at all times. Any opinons on this?

Anthony Staines

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Re: Re: My first stab at OO perl...
by Theseus (Pilgrim) on Jul 17, 2002 at 16:11 UTC
    I thought about that, but I figured it would be less expensive to do the math only when I actually need the number, rather than every time I would have changed. I figure if I'm going to access the data through a method, I might as well have it generate it on the fly and not when I don't need it.

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