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Re: De-experimentalising "signatures"

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Leon Timmermans
March 22, 2021 16:13
Re: De-experimentalising "signatures"
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On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 1:35 PM Dave Mitchell <> wrote:
> I have pushed for keeping them experimental because I want to change
> things so that @_ isn't populated in signatured subs (or more precisely @_
> isn't localised and is still the @_ of the caller), and that breaks
> backwards compatibility.

That does sound reasonable. I'm not sure why we haven't done so
already; that would have prevented this situation.

> It's also dependent on other new signature
> features being added which do away with needing access to @_.

As long as it still exists when no signature is present, I think that
doesn't need to be a problem?


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