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Inheritence of classes

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Classes can inherit using the "is" keyword.


use v6;

class Point {
    has $.x is rw;
    has $.y is rw;

    method reset {
        $.x = 0;
        $.y = 0;

class Point3D is Point {
    has $.z is rw;
    method reset {
        $.z = 0;

my $a = => 23, y => 42, z => 12);

say $a.WHAT;
say $a.x;     # 23
say $a.z;     # 12


say $a.x;  # 0
say $a.z;  # 0

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Published on 2012-01-01

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