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Tom Christiansen
April 27, 2010 13:42
Re: package block syntax
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> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 4:24 PM, Zefram <> wrote:
>> The attached patch implements a Perl 6ism that seems worth imitating:
>> "package Foo { ... }" is equivalent to "{ package Foo; ... }". =C2=A0I th=
>> this is worthwhile. =C2=A0I'm posting it for discussion, not for immediat=
>> application, but if the consensus is in favour then this patch should
>> be usable as-is.

>Could we call it "class" instead?

Not if Perl6 looks for a first token of "package" to mean the
module is Perl5 source code and for a first token of "class" to
mean that the module is Perl6 source code.


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