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Re: explicitly declare closures???

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Eric Roode
August 21, 2001 06:21
Re: explicitly declare closures???
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John Porter wrote:
>Dave Mitchell wrote:
>> ie by default lexicals are only in scope in their own sub, not within
>> nested subs - and you have to explicitly 'import' them to use them.
>No.  People who write closures know what they're doing.
>When's the last time someone "accidentally" wrote a closure?

People using mod_perl do it all the time:

I don't agree with the original proposal, since 'use diagnostics'
will tell you about closures -- but people DO create closures by
mistake, and it can be a very difficult bug to trace if you aren't
used to closures.
 Eric J. Roode                                  
 Senior Software Engineer, Myxa Corporation

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