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Re: Proposal: Named parameters for 5.12

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Chris Prather
December 18, 2008 23:16
Re: Proposal: Named parameters for 5.12
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On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 11:57 PM, Chip Salzenberg <> wrote:

>> Either way, shouldn't we be aiming to match the syntax to the semantics
>> in a way that's consistent with Perl 6? In other words require "is copy":
>>      sub square ($num is copy) : method {
> Well ... that depends on the feasibility of read-only aliases, which I have
> yet to explore.

The ability to parse something as a no-op for future compatibility,
and the ability to make that do something need not be related.


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