On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 10:31:34 +0000, Luke Palmer wrote: In short, "me too".
Now some comments: > foo($a, $b, $c) > > You *know* that you're passing three positionals. This is very very important for least surprise and all that. > It's much less work for the runtime. You don't have to scan for > pairs, you just have the caller stuff them where you need them. This will also allow more static binding of named parameters, which is a good thing, because it will simplify the type inferencer code. > You only lose a *little* bit of flexibility at a great gain of > usability of pairs. That little bit is this ability: > > my @args = (1, 2, 3, foo => 'bar'); > baz([EMAIL PROTECTED]); # $foo gets argument 'bar' To be honest, I don't see how that is a feature, this strengthens my support for demagicalizing. -- () Yuval Kogman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 0xEBD27418 perl hacker & /\ kung foo master: /me climbs a brick wall with his fingers: neeyah!
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