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Re: undoing of auto-deref removal

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From:
Veesh Goldman
Date:
June 11, 2021 05:12
Subject:
Re: undoing of auto-deref removal
Message ID:
CAO-W_8AKvr4yh0Abv4gQfFDKervHkSPZRjY5K-eCt+D5c1WWJQ@mail.gmail.com
On Fri, Jun 11, 2021, 06:57 L A Walsh <astara@tlinx.org> wrote:

> On 2021/02/28 00:18, Veesh Goldman wrote:
>
> > Your arguments about objects being opaque is also misled. Objects ARE
> > opaque, and therefore if they tell you that they can be used as an
> > array, it shouldn't matter if its blessed or not.
> ---
> This is where the breakage occurs.  How are "they" telling a user
> like me _anything_.  Users don't hear the voices of objects.

It's called documentation. This while discussion is about surprising USERS,
not perl. Code is for humans, not computers. If you wanted something that
only computers understand, you should write binary.

>
> There is no valid technical reason to disallow the undoing of
> auto-deref.
>
I fail to see how you reached this conclusion.

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