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Bug#702819: ITP: liblexical-underscore-perl -- access your caller's lexical underscore

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Jonas Smedegaard <dr@jones.dk>

* Package name    : liblexical-underscore-perl
  Version         : 0.001
  Upstream Author : Toby Inkster <tobyink@cpan.org>
* URL             : http://search.cpan.org/dist/lexical-underscore/
* License         : Artistic or GPL-1+
  Programming Lang: Perl
  Description     : access your caller's lexical underscore

 Starting with Perl 5.10, it is possible to create a lexical version of
 the Perl default variable $_. Certain Perl constructs like the "given"
 keyword automatically use a lexical $_ rather than the global $_.
 It is occasionallly useful for a sub to be able to access its caller's
 $_ variable regardless of whether it was lexical or not. The "(_)" sub
 prototype is the official way to do so, however there are sometimes
 disadvantages to this; in particular it can only appear as the final
 required argument in a prototype, and there is no way of the sub
 differentiating between an explicitly passed argument and $_.
 lexical::underscore allows you to access your caller's lexical $_
 variable as easily as:

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