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From:
Mark Jason Dominus
Date:
February 18, 2008 06:05
Subject:
Re: a warning I'd like to see
Message ID:
20080218140522.9521.qmail@plover.com
Yves Orton:
> ST is one place where we could really use python style tuples.

I've always been really glad Perl didn't have Python-style tuples.
They're a great example of an implementation detail that unnecessarily
leaks out to user space.

> It is slowed down quite a bit by the construction cost of
> manufacturing loads of tiny little arrays. If we had tuples we could
> make things like ST much more efficient.

I think there are better solutions to this problem, if it is actually
a problem.

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