[sf-perl] Meaning of an asterisk (*)

Randy J. Ray rjray at blackperl.com
Tue Feb 26 13:13:37 PST 2008

nheller at silcon.com wrote:
> Thank you for your response.
> You said that the final block of code was an error.
> How would you change it so that it is well-written?

He mentioned the problem-- there shouldn't be a semi-colon (';') immediately
after the word 'sub'. It should be:

	*SongPlayer::system = sub
            @args = @_;
            return $fail;

(It might be clearer if the opening brace were on the same line as "sub"...)

Randy J. Ray      Sunnyvale, CA      http://www.rjray.org   rjray at blackperl.com

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