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May 19, 2010 10:20
Re: package block syntax
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On Wednesday 19 May 2010 at 10:14, Zefram  wrote:

> I'm neutral on whether the non-nesting nature of "package" should
> be documented.  I think it's clear enough as it is, but pointing out
> implications can be useful.  However, if it is documented, then it
> should be documented as a general feature of "package" (which it is),
> and not specifically linked to the package block syntax (which it is not).

Exactly.  I see it as akin to saying "named subs don't nest". That doesn't 
often occur to novices, but it occurs often enough that many try.

-- c

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