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Sawyer X
December 21, 2017 18:21
Re: Urgent subroutine signatures problems
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On 12/14/2017 06:10 AM, Father Chrysostomos wrote:
> Paul Evans wrote:
>> Ah; in that case I guess the only real option is to allow :lvalue
>> upfront, before the signature then.
>>   sub foo :lvalue ($self) { $self->{foo} }
> Yes.  I this is my (and Zefram's) preferred syntax, because it
> stresses the fact that the signature is actually part of body, just
> written shorthand.

This is simpler to resolve. We can allow subroutine attributes before
and after.

The biggest problem is disambiguating from prototypes.

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