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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Why get() and set() accessor methods are evil

by hardburn (Abbot)
on Nov 25, 2003 at 18:57 UTC ( #310018=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Re: Re: Why get() and set() accessor methods are evil
in thread Why get() and set() accessor methods are evil

One reason you wouldn't want to is that is Perl's context-sensitivity. By using ArrayList, which would be implemented as a scalar holding a referance, you're now putting things in scalar context that really should be in list context.

BTW--Check out the Class::Iterator module for doing this.

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