From: Peter Heslin (Peter.Heslin at domain ucd.ie)
Date: Thu 07 Oct 1999 - 10:14:09 IST
On Wed, Oct 06, 1999 at 09:49:15AM +0100, Donncha O Caoimh wrote:
> I quite like OOP, but the Perl implementation is as you describe below.
> Still, I'm reliably informed by people with greater minds than I that
> it's actually quite elegant once you get your head around it!
The process of getting your head around it is not made any easier by the Camel
book, which on this subject is unusually vague and lacking in example code
-- comments like `An object is just a referenced thingy that knows what class
it has been blessed into' and such seem more like Zen poetry than help for the
If you have not looked at it yet, you should try Tom Christiansen's Perl OO
tutorial -- it gives lots of basic examples: type `man perltoot'.
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