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From:
Rafael Garcia-Suarez
Date:
July 10, 2009 14:07
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] Remove implicit split to @_
Message ID:
b77c1dce0907101407q7d3b6572s96a4a1e95dd4c686@mail.gmail.com
2009/7/10 Michael G Schwern <schwern@pobox.com>:
> Making it a compile-time error isn't compromise, its picking the lowest common
> denominator.
>
> People will not be surprised that C<<my $count = split ...;>> works.  You
> might not be sure the first time you use it what it will do, but I guarantee
> there will be no confusion the second time.  And that's good UI design.

+1

I'm tired and it's late, but I already microblogged 3 useful ideas for
corehackers here :

http://identi.ca/rgs

more on that later

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