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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

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Saturday February 16, 2002
01:01 PM

strict::ModuleName

[ #2908 ]
Dear Log,

I wrote a module the other day: strict::ModuleName.

Basically, use strict::ModuleName in a module/class is a compile-term assertion that the current package name jives with the way that that file is named.

It's basically just for catching those annoying cases where you name the module Foo/BarBaz.pm but you start out the file with package Foo::Barbaz;. Adding use strict::ModuleName; after that will catch that!

(Implementation note: the module gains extra slack by applying to itself.)

You are welcome to now praise the module.

You are also welcome to bray "But who'd ever want that! I don't ever make mistakes!", but do bear in mind that I still have that ice-axe.

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