[Pdx-pm] is_deeply and objects
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Fri Feb 25 15:58:42 PST 2005
--- Josh Heumann <perl-pm at joshheumann.com> wrote:
> Advocating devilishly, what are the arguments for it failing? If
> are two objects, blessed with the same class and containing the same
> are they really different?
Schwern's objects were not blessed into the same class. One was a
subclass of the other. Whether or not your application should consider
Foo->new or Bar->new to be the same things depends upon the particular
needs of the application. To have is_deeply() automatically say that
different classes are the same, regardless of whether or not they're in
the same inheritance heirarchy would be deeply flawed.
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