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Corwin Brust
Date:
February 15, 2021 09:36
Subject:
Re: Looking for someone to adopt adding trim() to core
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On Sun, Feb 14, 2021 at 8:18 PM Christian Walde
<walde.christian@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 11 Feb 2021 02:01:38 +0100, Leon Timmermans <fawaka@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 7:38 PM Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
> > <leonerd@leonerd.org.uk> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Wed, 10 Feb 2021 19:22:50 +0100
> >> Leon Timmermans <fawaka@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> > It's more like the functions in List::Util, which we never cored.
> >> ...
> >> > In particular I would not
> >> > understand a policy that includes trim but doesn't include much of
> >> > Scalar::Util.
> >>
> >> Almost certainly sure the answer is "because nobody got around to it".
> >>
> >> I'll have a look into it once I've finished `try/catch`.
> >>
> >> I suspect at minimum we'd want all of:
> >>
> >>   (Scalar::Util::)blessed
> >>                   refaddr
> >>                   reftype
> >>                   weaken
> >>                   unweaken
> >>                   isweak
> >
> > It has been tried before at least once, actually.
> >
> >> As to the list things, I'm also intending to have some optree-shaped
> >> stuff that can do
> >>
> >>   List::Util::any
> >>               all
> >>               none
> >>               notall
> >>               first
> >>               reduce
> >>
> >> Maybe also
> >>
> >>   List::Util::head
> >>               tail
> >>
> >> and further down the list things start to get a bit less exciting.
> >>
> >> But overall - yes, it'd be nice to get more of those
> >> {Scalar,List}::Util things into core as well. It just needs someone to
> >> do it. Why it hasn't been done is much like why nobody's added
> >> try/catch until now - nobody asked.
> >
> > I think you missed my point. I'm not arguing for or against the
> > inclusion of anything here (I'll leave that for another discussion),
> > I'm arguing for consistency instead of "it scratches someone's itch".
> > The latter is not sustainable or maintainable.
>
> Leonerd's answer is correct.
>
> If i had the chops for it i would make patches for all of these immediately.
>
> Consistency isn't an issue here as much as a lack of round tuits.
>
> --
> With regards,
> Christian Walde



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