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Re^3: Preferred method of documentation? (One comment)

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Oct 06, 2004 at 14:52 UTC ( #397006=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Preferred method of documentation? (One comment)
in thread Preferred method of documentation?

It depends upon how you look at them. From the procedural point of view List::Util is a loosely related collection of disparete functions.

If you take the OO view, then Perl's array's are a generic, ordered container class, and List::Util provides a set of extra methods.

If only it were so easy to add a whole raft of new methods to every ordered collection type in the STL's of most other OO languages.

I have to say that List::Util is my all-time, number-one, most used module. The only things it lacks from my perspective are mapn (also known as mapcar) and mapNbyM (to be known as zip in p6).


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