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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
April 28, 2010 00:51
Re: package block syntax
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On 27 April 2010 22:24, Zefram <> wrote:
> The attached patch implements a Perl 6ism that seems worth imitating:
> "package Foo { ... }" is equivalent to "{ package Foo; ... }".  I think
> this is worthwhile.  I'm posting it for discussion, not for immediate
> application, but if the consensus is in favour then this patch should
> be usable as-is.

I'm only committing the patch :
- I'd like to see more tests (examples: is __LINE__ correct ? does
goto work into / out of a package block ? do we have a nice error if
the block isn't closed ? what about nested package blocks ?)
- B::Deparse would need ajdusting

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