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From:
Peter Scott
Date:
October 18, 2000 12:02
Subject:
Re: Transcription of Larry's talk
Message ID:
4.3.2.7.2.20001018115009.00b09790@psdt.com
At 11:00 AM 10/18/00 -0700, Larry Wall wrote:
>: > On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 10:32:32AM -0700, Larry Wall wrote:
>: > > Rename the local operator?  Yeah, I think we ought to do that.  It
>: > > confuses people when we call it local().  The problem is, of course,
>: > > that this is not a perfect solution--they haven't come up with the
>: > > right name here: savetmp, tmpsave, scratchpad, etc.
>
>I'm sorely tempted to make it:
>
>     meanwhile our $foo = 2
>
>:-)

I'm sure the British would appreciate it if you made 'whilst' a synonym for 
'while'.

And then there are the possibilities for "use Cockney":

         shade_and_tint bathroom_tile <GO_FOR_A_SPIN>;

--
Peter Scott
Pacific Systems Design Technologies


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