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Re: Re: sub and anonymous sub

by stefp (Vicar)
on Jun 27, 2002 at 19:20 UTC ( #177820=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to •Re: sub and anonymous sub
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I am not sure it is valuable to teach odd tricks that are likely to disappear with perl6.

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•Re: Re: Re: sub and anonymous sub
by merlyn (Sage) on Jun 27, 2002 at 21:12 UTC
    An odd response.
    1. Perl6 is still at least 18 months away from being available for other than "early adopters".
    2. This trick works fine in Perl6, if you change local to temp, which the P5toP6 translator will do for you.
    3. Perl5 will remain alive for at least a few years even after Perl6 comes around.

    -- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker

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