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Re: Proposal: Named parameters for 5.12

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December 6, 2008 01:09
Re: Proposal: Named parameters for 5.12
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On Friday 05 December 2008 18:06:45 Ben Morrow wrote:

> Quoth (chromatic):

> > On Friday 05 December 2008 14:45:13 Vincent Pit wrote:

> > > Maybe I'm a little naive but without it, how pretty the new syntax
> > > could be, I don't think it would be enough for experienced users to
> > > justify the break in backward compatibility.

> > *What* break in backward compatibility?  You've completely lost me here.

> Presumably the fact that code written using 5.12's method signatures
> won't run on 5.10 and earlier.

Oh, good.  I hope that's the case, because that's an argument so silly I hope 
never to see it again.  Otherwise we might as well all pack up shop here and 
take up more meaningful hobbies, such as ice fishing.

-- c

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