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Paul Fenwick
March 13, 2008 01:48
[PATCH] Lexical and (feedback appreciated)
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G'day p5p,

I've got my first cut of lexical Fatal aka 'autodie'[1] (previously known as 
lethal) working.  The code still needs clean-up (yes, the original Fatal had 
inconsistent indentation), the documentation needs to be extended, I'd like 
to swat the "don't use Fatal for subs that return lists" bug, and I want a 
bunch more tests for everything.

But right now it works, and I always love getting feedback (good or bad).  I 
expect to have a more polished version out no later than Sunday (GMT+11) for 
anyone who wishes to wait for it.

I also have the entire thing checked into a git branch on my local machine. 
  I'm still a git-fu white-belt, so any hints on how I can/should expose 
these changes in a better way than just a patch is appreciated.

All the best, and thanks so very very much for all the excellent feedback, 
advice, and assistance provided,


[1] Suggestions on the name are still welcome, as it's trivial to change. 
Rafael indicated that Juerd's 'autodie' suggestion looked good, and I assume 
pumpkings are trumps.

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