On 5/14/05, Luke Palmer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 5/14/05, Larry Wall <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > At the moment $?SELF is the only canonical form, though the invocant
> > is also in $_ at least until it's rebound.  Any other forms will
> > probably involve a pragma or macro, since there is no consensus on
> > a shortcut.
> Er, isn't that a mistake that we don't want to make again?  Admittedly
> it's a fairly small one compared to the other OO mistakes in Perl 5,
> but it's in the same class.  This is one of those TMTOWDTI, TNOWTDI[1]
> situations.  Now, I don't really care if we make the obvious way
> o.foo, ^foo, \foo/, or whatever, but I think it's important that we
> pick one.  If there's no short way to write it, people will start
> making them, and every time you pick up a new piece of code, you have
> to relearn how to say "I".

[1] There's no obvious...


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