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Mutator chaining considered harmful
I wrote about this too, in this node.
One salient note there is dws pointing out SmallTalk Smalltalk does this, but with special and unambiguous syntax++. Aristotle, would that be good enough? (IMHO yes, but how would we do that in Perl5?)
-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
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Absolutely it would. Currently I am salivating about TimToady's demonstration of how Perl6 will do that.
Makeshifts last the longest.
Compiling them myself
Merijn's HP-UX software
Whatever is shipped with my OS release
None, i use PerlScript
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