On Thu, July 14, 2005 10:47 am, Autrijus Tang said:
> If this were a straw poll, I'd say...
> 1. Meaning of $_
> .method should mean $_.method always. Making it into a runtime
> error is extremely awkward; a compile-time error with detailed
> explanataion is acceptable but suboptimal.
> 2. Topicalization of $?SELF
> Neutral on this -- I can argue bothways. in my limited experience
> of writing p6 code, it is convenient but somewhat confusing
> to topicalize the invocant.
> 3. Shorthand of $?SELF.method
> I find ./method to be very useful in practice, and my brain
> gets use to it rather quickly. The association to pattern
> matching and division gradually fades away, at which time
> its novelty cease to be a problem.
I have been watching perl6-language from afar and not really
contributing. But I have to say that in this case I do agree