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September 8, 2016 09:29
Re: pounding the smartmatch drum
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Aristotle Pagaltzis wrote:
>Any way of making given($@) work is going to be dreadful. And so would
>be breaking given($@).

No, that description does not apply to breaking an experimental feature
that we've determined was misconceived.

>I would rather go with the dreadfulness of having a bad feature in the
>language (and then try to shoo people away from it) than that of making
>people rewrite their code,

So you're opposed to any change to smartmatch?  You think we should make
permanent all its present ugliness?

The very purpose of experimental status is to allow us to make this sort
of change.  Do you think we should abolish experimental status?


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