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Re^5: Why Perl 6 is taking so !@#$ long

by shotgunefx (Parson)
on Feb 28, 2006 at 07:31 UTC ( #533278=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Why Perl 6 is taking so !@#$ long
in thread Why Perl 6 is taking so !@#$ long

Now, my first though of that is "cool!", my second thought is "It's not source filtering is it?"


-Lee
"To be civilized is to deny one's nature."


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Re^6: Why Perl 6 is taking so !@#$ long
by grinder (Bishop) on Feb 28, 2006 at 08:34 UTC
    "It's not source filtering is it?"

    Smart match, switch, say and the like were added to the language in December 2005 by Robin Houston. See the summary for a starting place to find out more. You might also have to go back a few weeks to catch all the developments. In short, no, it's not a filter.

    • another intruder with the mooring in the heart of the Perl

      Now that I'm happy to hear :)

      One question thought, anyone know why they went with "err"? Just seems like it would clash with a lot of things and off the top of my head, doesn't seem very intuitive.

      -Lee
      "To be civilized is to deny one's nature."

        What does intuition have to do with computers?

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