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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by rhesa (5696) on 2008.09.30 12:16 (#65207) Journal

    I'd like to see "function" (or a variant) reserved for something carrying some promise of being side-effect free. That'd be useful for functional programming.

    I'd suggest "procedure" or something like it for ordinary subs. I wouldn't even consider trying mixing prototypes and signatures, so I'd like to keep "sub" as is.

    That way, you've covered three major programming styles.