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Jeremy Howard
September 12, 2000 14:58
Re: logical ops on arrays and hashes
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> Wouldn't it be very useful if all of the applicable polymorphic methods
> of RFC 159 would be overloadable for nD arrays (arrays becoming
> effectively instances of array objects)? I am not sure if this has been
> discussed before but I could think of a whole lot of applications. Often
> you might want to do just that with the suggested multidim arrays. Or is
> that already suggested in some other way?
Arrays are just lists of lists that happen to be declared with a simple
type. They are not objects.

Creating an array-like object with different behaviour could be achieved
through tie(), or by creating an object with RFC 159 methods defined.

...Or am I missing something here?

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