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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • but how is this different from

    sub foo;

    (or

    *$fq_name = \&$fq_name;

    if you want to install them dynamically)?

    • You know, I think I'm the one who's being stupid :) As Aristotle points out, my version gives greater dispatch control, but I honestly hadn't thought of that (this reminds me of the time I started writing "tail -f" in Perl before I came to my senses).