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Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
October 3, 2021 20:47
Re: state of perl5 + PSC actions
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On Sun, 03 Oct 2021 16:11:26 -0400
"Ricardo Signes" <> wrote:

> I wanted to provide a run-through of where I think we're at right now
> with a number of things that have been proposed or discussed.  The
> contentious change freeze is set for January 1, 2021.

In addition to that, a couple of things on my personal plate:

 * Now that `defer {}` is available I want to extend try/catch to
   permit try/catch/finally, using basically the same mechanism that
   defer uses. I don't imagine that'll be contentious though

 * What is almost certain to at least raise some eyebrows, would be my
   PL_infix_plugin branch, which allows XS::Parse::Infix to work, and
   by extension the growing collection of "interesting infix operators"
   I have as CPAN experiments. Namely,

     and also a Syntax::Operator::In which is so far /so/ experimental
     I apparently haven't even put it on CPAN yet.. I thought I had.

   I don't quite have anything ready for review to think about merging
   to core *yet* though, because I don't think it's had enough features
   or battle-testing to justify suggesting that yet.

   If we're saying Jan 1st is the contentious freeze, I may have to
   step up the pace on that a bit and see where I can get things to by

> Who, if anybody, would like to take on any of these?

I could probably take a look at at least some of them *if nobody else
does*, but I have plenty of other interesting things on my plate just
at the moment that I'd prefer someone (anyone? (be careful what you
wish for) ) else to do them.

Happy to provide some hand-holding on them if someone wants to
volunteer themselves though.

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans      |  |

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