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From:
David E. Wheeler
Date:
February 3, 2011 08:50
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] use feature 'method' take two
Message ID:
382346B8-09B6-4541-AEB7-1AAE20E16CBD@kineticode.com
On Feb 2, 2011, at 11:44 PM, David Golden wrote:

> FWIW, I would be happy to see 'method' added without signatures.  Or,
> put differently, I'd hate to see 'method' not happen because we're
> waiting for an officially sanctioned implementation of signatures.
> 
> Since I'd want signatures for regular (non-method) subroutines, too,
> I'd prefer to see the two concepts separated so I can have my cake and
> eat it while waiting for the next cake to arrive.

This seems entirely reasonable to me. I wouldn't mind seen a design spec for signatures, too, but that needn't hold up adding the method keyword any more than it would hold up the sub keyword. N'est pas?

Best,

David


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