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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • What's really broken is that people think you need to inherit everything. In your example, it looks like you have a cart that should have things, not inherit things. I know this lame example shows up in a lot of Java books, but it's the wrong use for inheritance. They usually pull this stuff out to explain decorators, too, which is a pattern that is almost never needed for the example given.

    There's no reason that any of those things should have an Is-A relationship. You need a cart that contains other disti