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Re^4: Perl 5 Compiler, Again!

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Sep 20, 2012 at 23:25 UTC ( #994781=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Perl 5 Compiler, Again!
in thread Perl 5 Compiler, Again!

But the number was low and new names could be easily added.

Agreed. Adding new ops is not a problem. Alphabetizing the oplist and renumbering the ops was unnecessary.

There was never a public discussion about this policy change.

I remember several public discussions, at least in multiple #ps meetings.

If PBC now is not sufficient after the third rewrite what is still missing?

The last time I looked at PBC, it was still too tightly coupled to the internal layouts of various PMCs, especially the Sub PMC.

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