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Re: Perl 5 -> 6 do's and don'ts?

by dga (Hermit)
on Aug 01, 2003 at 22:44 UTC ( #280181=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl 5 -> 6 do's and don'ts?

I was going back and reading the Apocalypses and found another thing not to do in preparation for Perl 6.

Larry wants to take the X:: at the top level for Exceptions. From Apocalypse 4:

But in any event, I can't imagine getting people to prefix every exception with "Exception::". That's just gonna discourage people from using exceptions. I'm quite willing to at least reserve the X top-level class for exceptions. I think X:: is quite sufficiently distinctive.

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Re: Re: Perl 5 -> 6 do's and don'ts?
by belg4mit (Prior) on Aug 02, 2003 at 03:22 UTC
    If it weren't invalid/so hairy to parse I'd propose ! as the exception namespace ;-)

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