Conway discourages using tie to bind Perl primitive variables to user-defined objects. Unless the tie is done close to where the object is used, other developers probably won't know that the variable has special behavior. If you want to encapsulate complex behavior, just use a proper object or subroutine.


Jeffrey Ryan Thalhammer <thaljef@cpan.org>


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