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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • because it could end not with a syntax error but instead with a well defined but unexpected behaviour. The important thing is that the possibility that the perl parser treats Two::two { (foo => 'bar', baz => 'quux') } as an indirect call is not something that comes to the mind of the programmer. What that indirect call does, whether it is an error or not, is always something unexpected.