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Re: [perl #123069] signature/attribute syntax is awful

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From:
Tim Bunce
Date:
October 29, 2014 20:24
Subject:
Re: [perl #123069] signature/attribute syntax is awful
Message ID:
20141029202346.GJ2169@timac.local
On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 10:15:26AM -0200, Vincent Pit (VPIT) wrote:
> Le 29/10/2014 09:56, Tim Bunce a écrit :
> >On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 12:41:34AM +0100, Leon Timmermans wrote:
> >>
> >>    I agree that feels more natural (), but this also feels like a
> >>    highly subjective thing. IMO, ideally we'd allow both variations
> >>    (because why wouldn't we?).
> >
> >Because of the extra cost for people to implement support for variations now.
> >Because of the extra cost for people trying to maintain perl for years to come.
> 
> This is highly dependent on what the actual implementation would be
> (no, I have no idea if it is intrusive or not).
> 
> >Because of the extra cost for people trying to teach perl.
> 
> If the thing can go anywhere, then you don't have to teach where it goes.

Fair point for this particular case.

Tim.

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