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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Briefly, the difference most people make between roles and inheritance is that inheritance should be used for class responsibility and roles should be used for cross-cutting concerns. For example, if you have a Dog class, it should inherit from Mammal rather that have Mammal being a role, but since many unrelated classes might need serialization, a role makes more sense.

    At work, I still use inheritance with roles because I tend to be a bit more cautious at work than I do in my posts, but I do have one crit