[Melbourne-pm] Promoting old-school file handles to io::handles

Ryan, Martin G Martin.G.Ryan at team.telstra.com
Tue Jan 12 18:24:22 PST 2010

Toby Corkindale says

> Some of the calling code was passing me filehandles that were, get this, 
> overloaded fileglobs that were blessed. Like this:

I have vague recollection that in early version of perl5 the *only* way you could pass filehandles into subs was via a typeglob reference.


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