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Re: RVs in pads; lvalue references

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Aristotle Pagaltzis
October 18, 2014 08:20
Re: RVs in pads; lvalue references
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* Father Chrysostomos <> [2014-10-08 22:15]:
> If we can't fix this now, is it acceptable to introduced experimen-
> tal lvalue references with this drawback?  my $a; eval { \$a = \$b }
> would be ineffective, as the aliasing would only take place in the
> eval's own pad.

I would not consider that acceptable in a finished feature, but then
refaliasing is not being released as a finished feature. A solution for
this issue could be listed as a criterion for coming out of experimental
status – as per the recent discussion about what the process should be
for that.

Aristotle Pagaltzis // <>

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