Rod Adams skribis 2005-04-25 14:37 (-0500):
> There will always be various control constructs that cannot be written 
> as an equivalent function. Otherwise, there is no way to write the 
> higher level ones.

Not a problem, because we're using something to bootstrap, and the perl
6 you'll be using to run your Perl 6 scripts will be in compiled form,
free of any need to parse itself.

Self-definition is a wonderful thing.

> Something that crossed my mind while writing this: Does
>    for { say } <== @a;
> Work?

If for's just a function that takes a slurpy list, then I see no reason
why not.


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