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Class::Accessor::Fast - Faster, but less expandable, accessors
use base qw(Class::Accessor::Fast);
# The rest is the same as Class::Accessor but without set() and get().
This is a faster but less expandable version of Class::Accessor.
Class::Accessor's generated accessors require two method calls to accompish
their task (one for the accessor, another for get() or set()).
Class::Accessor::Fast eliminates calling set()/get() and does the access itself,
resulting in a somewhat faster accessor.
The downside is that you can't easily alter the behavior of your
accessors, nor can your subclasses. Of course, should you need this
later, you can always swap out Class::Accessor::Fast for
Read the documentation for Class::Accessor for more info.
``EFFICIENCY'' in Class::Accessor for an efficiency comparison.
Copyright 2007 Marty Pauley <email@example.com>
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the same terms as Perl itself. That means either (a) the GNU General Public
License or (b) the Artistic License.
Michael G Schwern <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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