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Reverend Chip
May 13, 2013 19:32
Re: Proposal: initial type annotation in SV
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On 5/5/2013 10:10 PM, Steffen Mueller wrote:
> Chip, what was the ultimate reason why your changes never made it to
> blead? 

Too much work to introduce the new feature AND fit it into the existing
flag bits AND maintain source compatibility for XS code AND not lose
(measurable) performance AND run the gauntlet of p5p bikeshedding the
interface AND argue past the sentimentalists who can't bear to see Perl
lose its antique inability to distinguish number from string from bool,
all while somehow not losing my temper every hour.

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