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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Data::PostfixDeref (also a lame name, but never mind) will allow you to write

    sub add_args {
        my $self = shift;
        push $self->{args}[], @_;

    instead. It has its limitations: there is no slice syntax, because I haven't decided whether $foo->{bar}[][1, 2, 3] is too weird or not yet, and because it's somewhat trickier to implement; and it doesn't allow a direct deref $foo->[] due to the optimizer not getting run on the ops involved.

    It doesn't use a source filter, instead it hooks into PL_check[], so it shouldn't suffer from all the 'can't-parse-perl' issues source filters have; nevertheless, I'd still consider it 'alpha'...