On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 08:13:58PM +0200, Stéphane Payrard wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 09:32:55AM -0700, Larry Wall wrote:
> Thank you for your detailled answer. I still don't get what you mean 
> by   "[] pattern matching arguments". 
> Do you mean smart pattern matching on composite values? 
> > 
> > A lot of features are making it into Perl 6 that have historically been
> > associated with "functional" programming.  Off the top of my head:
> > ...
> >     [] pattern matching arguments

Thx to people on #perl6, I got it.  It is a form of pattern matching
on arguments. It is described in S06 in under the headers "Unpacking
hash parameters", "Unpacking array parameters".

     sub quicksort ([$pivot, [EMAIL PROTECTED], ?$reverse, ?$inplace) {

So if we mix that with typing, we will end with full fledged unification?

  cognominal stef

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