[Pdx-pm] Musings on operator overloading (was: File-Fu overloading)
chromatic at wgz.org
Sun Feb 24 13:29:14 PST 2008
On Sunday 24 February 2008 12:56:40 Eric Wilhelm wrote:
> Well, they are like strings for anything that doesn't understand them as
> path objects. If you're passing them to code that wants a string but
> croaks if ref($str), the bug is in that code.
See also just about everything written in Perl from 1994 through at least
For all that people complain about how non-typeful Perl 5 is, there's a lot of
code that tries to enforce memory-layout-based-typing at runtime.
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