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Greg London :

Symbol::Table allows the user to manipulate Perl's symbol table while hiding all those nasty eval's and *typeglobs from the user. Symbol::Table gives the user an object oriented interface to perl's actual symbol table. The constructor returns a reference to a tied hash as a Symbol::Table object. The object acts like a reference to a hash: the keys are the name of the symbols in the symbol table, and the values are references to the symbol itself. The tied bit of magic allows changes in the actual symbol table to be reflected as changes in the tied hash. Tieing also allows assignments to the hash to translate into assignments into perl's actual symbol table.

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Me : 1.0 ←  → "Their real vanishing point is where our incomprehension meets."