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Re: Did the assertion patch/feature submission get overlooked?

Salvador Fandiño
February 18, 2003 10:24
Re: Did the assertion patch/feature submission get overlooked?
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>> Yes but if you've said "use assertions qw/destructors layerIII/" and
>> then -Adestructors, your assertions won't be asserted. No ? I just feel
>> that the interface is not very flexible.
> yes, I agree, but I didn't want to create a mini language for assertions 
>  in order to keep it simple. Maybe it is the way to go and you should be 
> able to use something like
>   use assertions '(This && (is || my) || assertion) && filter'

I have implemented it, well formed logical expressions composed of '&&', 
'||', '(', ')', '1', '0' and keywords can be used.

   use assertions 'foo && bar';
   use assertions 1;
   use assertions '(foo && bar) || (foo1 || bar1 && foo2)';

And the old fashion implicit 'and' is still available

   use assertions qw|foo bar|;

I have also substituted the ugly '&' hack to use the current status in 
the selection for '_'

   use assertions 'foo';
   use assertions '_ && bar';

is equivalent to

   use assertions 'foo && bar';

so you can use '_' in any place inside the logical expressions.

Finally, I have also changed '-A' switch to insert '.*' when used alone.


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