RE: [PBML] freemail code -- unfinished
- Robin wrote:
: package main;
: my $m = new freemail;
: $m -> mail ();
When I first run the code I get these messages:
Assuming 'require Tk::Table;' at C:\freemail.pl line 58
Assuming 'require Tk::HList;' at C:\freemail.pl line 74
Assuming 'require Tk::Dialog;' at C:\freemail.pl line 83
"use" these in the code.
: package freemail;
: require Exporter;
freemail looks like an object. It may not need to export
anything into the caller's namespace.
: use Tk;
: require Tk;
You did this in the flatland code also. Why "use" and
"require" the same module? Read the docs on what "require" does
different from "use". Using both shows a lack of understanding.
: use Net::POP3;
: use Net::SMTP;
: use strict;
: our @ISA = qw (Exporter);
: our @EXPORt = qw (new);
That's a typo. Exporter isn't doing much in this module. It
certainly isn't exporting new().
my $m = new freemail;
Is another way to write this.
my $m = freemail->new();
It is not another way to write this.
my $m = new( 'freemail' );
There's no need to import new() into main::.
The beginning of this object might better be written like
Have you considered using a separate module for the GUI and
the mail handler? These seem like two very distinct portions of an
Charles K. Clarkson
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