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Re: [PATCH] core-only patch for clamp/readonly hashes

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
October 30, 2001 17:12
Re: [PATCH] core-only patch for clamp/readonly hashes
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On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 01:06:55AM +0000, Simon Cozens wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 03:00:41AM +0200, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
> > (Yes, we could do everything by tie().  Please speed up tie and then
> > we can continue that discussion.)
> The speed of tie() and the idea of clamping are orthogonal. I don't believe
> that tie is too slow, therefore I have no urgent need to speed it up; if other
> people do think it's too slow, I'd love to see them make it faster.
> It seems we want to apply less-than-general solutions to specific problems,

So it's the clamping that is worrying you, not the hash/array readonlyness?

> which is a great leap backwards for Perl development.

I'm overwhelmed by your enthusiastically warm support and helpful attitude.

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