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Matthew Persico
January 21, 2022 03:07
Re: Things you can't do in a signatured sub
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On Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 4:20 AM Alexander Hartmaier <> wrote:

> Seems I have missed the possibility to do that in perlsub (
> Maybe because the very
> first example which shows this special case is a complex one using lvalue
> and its variable is called @c. I'd suggest to start with a simpler example
> and have a dedicated one for that case which calls it @rest. (variables 'at
> rest' ;-)
> Thanks to all your input I've now converted all subs to signatured subs
> adding @ to the sig of all undocumented methods, just to be sure to not
> cause an exception.
> As the docs are pretty long, sub-headings 😂 would help to quicker find
> the correct example for ones use case.
> If there is an agreement on this I'm willing to write patch.

My USD 0.02: I'd write the patch and submit it. Waiting for "permission"
could take forever, but putting a concrete patch in front of people will
get their attention.

Matthew O. Persico

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