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Bug#479221: ITP: libautobox-perl -- Allows calling methods on builtin Perl types

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Antony Gelberg <antony@wayforth.co.uk>

* Package name    : libautobox-perl
  Version         : 2.23
  Upstream Author : chocolateboy <chocolate.boy@email.com>
* URL             : http://search.cpan.org/dist/autobox/
* License         : GPL / Artistic
  Programming Lang: Perl
  Description     : Allows calling methods on builtin Perl types

The autobox pragma endows Perl's core data types with the capabilities 
of first-class objects. This allows methods to be called on ARRAY refs, 
HASH refs, CODE refs and raw scalars in exactly the same manner as 
blessed references. The autoboxing is transparent: boxed values are not 
blessed into their (user-defined) implementation class (unless the 
method elects to bestow such a blessing) - they simply use its methods 
as though they are.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-2-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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