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David Golden
April 27, 2010 13:49
Re: package block syntax
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On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Tom Christiansen <> wrote:
>> 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.

I was making a reference -- apparently too subtle -- to and the related crap

-- David

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