On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 1:31 AM, John M. Dlugosz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Consider the words that may be used to introduce a block for a special > purpose, like > > BEGIN > END > INIT > CATCH > etc. > > What do you call those? They are not even "special named blocks" because > that is not the block name (that already means something). snip
The perldocs call them "Five specially named code blocks", The Camel names them individually (e.g. BEGIN block). How about phase blocks? They control in what phase of compilation/runtime the code runs in. -- Chas. Owens wonkden.net The most important skill a programmer can have is the ability to read.