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Re^4: Workings of UNIVERSAL::can

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 08, 2011 at 08:38 UTC ( [id://913308] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Workings of UNIVERSAL::can
in thread Workings of UNIVERSAL::can

Taken individually, each of the items is not an algorithm. Taken together (symbol table search in method resolution order), it is an algorithm, though ill-specified due to the variable of which mro is in effect.

No, taken together, it is still not an algorithm. An algorithm is well-defined by definition.

Also, its just repeating the question back at the original poster. The answer might work for "how do I print $foo?" (well, you print $foo;), but not here.