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Re: overloading = [a solution]

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Ilya Zakharevich
May 7, 2000 12:54
Re: overloading = [a solution]
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Sam Tregar writes:
> So, in response: no, neither Tk nor *DB*_File supports users that don't
> want to know about the *API*.

Applicable to Tk, but not to DB_File.  There *is* a DB_File API, but
you do not need to know it: all you do is tie()ing.  [Unless you
consider tie %foo, 'DB_File' to be an API - in some sense it is, in
some sense it is not.]


  use Math::BigInt ':constant';

would allow you use Math::BigInt without any (further) knowledge of
the API.  "Similarly" just installing Term::ReadLine::Perl would make
your scripts more user-friendly, this time without *ANY* knowledge of
the API.


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