On Sep 15, 2004, at 8:39 PM, Phil Tomson wrote:

> Did you do this in comments?  In my faint recollections of Perl I seem 
> to
> recall that there was a way to declare the sub with it's params - but 
> most
> people didn't do this (or perhaps my memory is incorrect).

This solid reasoning for this aversion.  Prototypes are more than a 
little flawed in Perl.  They aren't even checked on a method call, 
which seriously degrades their usefulness.  There are other issues, but 
that was the biggie, for me anyway.

James Edward Gray II