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Ricardo SIGNES
August 16, 2013 01:53
[perl #119317] [EXPERIMENT] smartmatch and given/when
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Okay, the ~~/given/when feature, introduced in perl 5.10.0, has been discussed
plenty already.  Seriously, plenty.  For one of the many threads, consider:

Sprout did a bit of work on implementing things as discussed and this work then
languished, mostly because I didn't realize he was waiting on a rely, and then
because he was on hiatus.  At present, it's still sort of languishing, mostly I
think, because I need to reply.

Steps to resolve this:

  * review the work currently done (sprout/smartpatch)
  * respond to it
  * figure out what remains undone
  * test that
  * decide whether it makes sense
  * establish final acceptance criteria
  * finish up

(See also )

I will try to get this moving again as much as I can so we can bring it to a


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