On Fri, May 13, 2005 at 06:37:50PM +0000, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > > > There is syntax to define trait and properties > > but is there an API? > > > > my $b = eval '$a but true'; # setting a true property > > # API to do it without an eval? > I don't understand why you think you need the eval here?
My question is more generic than my example. I may not know at compile time what is the value/trait name and its value. > > > > A trait setter probably does not make sense but for the > > implementer because it should not be set at run time. > > > > Incidentally, in a interactive environment it would be cool > > to access the documentation of variables and functions using > > properties. Say "doc" and "udoc" respectively for the full and > > one line version. > > > > -- > Mark Biggar -- cognominal stef