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Re: not 4,3,2,1,0;

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From:
Larry Wall
Date:
May 17, 2005 01:25
Subject:
Re: not 4,3,2,1,0;
Message ID:
20050517082453.GA31987@wall.org
On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 02:42:43PM +0800, Autrijus Tang wrote:
: On Mon, May 16, 2005 at 04:06:15PM -0700, Larry Wall wrote:
: > That's
: > 
: >     sub not (*args is context(Scalar))
: > 
: > or whatever we end up calling the Any/Scalar type.
: 
: How about is context(Item) versus is context(Slurpy). :)

I've been kind of leaning towards Item lately for the Any type, but
the other one could just be whatever we end up calling lazy lists,
which is probably not Slurpy.

: Also, shouldn't the *args there be *@args?  Is it really okay
: to use a sigilless parameter name by default?

Yes, that was just a typo.

Larry

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