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Re^4: getting rid of special features

by LanX (Canon)
on Feb 17, 2013 at 20:15 UTC ( #1019206=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: getting rid of special features
in thread getting rid of costly special features

> But in the long run, removing cruft is only a small part of evolving Perl 5. I firmly believe that in order to stay competitive, it needs a type system(*), proper subroutine signatures and a less bare-bones OO system in core.

actually typing a scalar my int $a would make translating $a++ very easy and giving another approach to solve this.

Cheers Rolf

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