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September 28, 2022 06:31
Re: Preview reviews / comments on feature-class branch
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On Tue, Sep 27, 2022 at 7:12 PM Paul "LeoNerd" Evans <>

> Aside from needing some more waffly-english-wording in the
> documentation, the Stage 1 work for feature-class is basically done. We
> now have a branch with a simple implementation of standalone classes
> and lexical-like fields. Still missing and yet to be done are
>   Stage 2 - :isa attribute and subclassing
>   Stage 3 - :does attribute and roles
>   Stage 4 - :reader, :writer etc.. conveniences on fields
>   Stage 5 - field initialisation blocks
>   Stage 6 - metaprogramming / introspection API
>   ...

Per the RFC, there was also a 7th stage for "method modifiers."
:around, :before, and :after.  Is that being omitted? I wouldn't be too
upset if they were omitted because they're often a code smell of design
flaws (just this *one* little hack), but I could see people being
disappointed by this.

Curtis "Ovid" Poe
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