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Re^2: The Future of Perl 5

by dave_the_m (Monsignor)
on Aug 19, 2018 at 11:19 UTC ( #1220619=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: The Future of Perl 5
in thread The Future of Perl 5

Function signatures are long overdue, but why the hack do we need to wait for a fast implementation? We could start with a slow one like shown in Function::Parameters , stabilize the API ASAP and implement the fast version afterwards?
My current intention is to have *all* of that done by the time 5.30 is released.

Dave.

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Re^3: The Future of Perl 5
by LanX (Archbishop) on Aug 19, 2018 at 11:28 UTC
    Dave that would be great, thanks! :)

    Not sure what "*all*" means, but if it includes named arguments I'm happy already!

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
    Wikisyntax for the Monastery FootballPerl is like chess, only without the dice

      At the very least I expect to have done named parameters, container and value aliasing, and some form of constraints.

      Dave.

        That's an excellent news. Thanks, Dave, for your efforts.

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