On Tuesday 03 October 2006 10:06, Aaron Sherman wrote: > Would there be such tools used in the core libraries? Maybe, maybe not, > we could discuss that. If they were implemented in the core libraries > would there be a universal "no bondage" flag that shut them off? > Probably, since that's something that Perl tends to like doing.
The assumption I remember from the design meetings was always "No library designer has the knowledge or the right to tell me how fast or strict my program has to run." Whatever B&D you do in the privacy of your own modules is fine, but if it leaks out past encapsulation boundaries, expect that somewhere you might offend community standards. In my opinion,Perl 6 should spell "no bondage": #!/usr/bin/perl6 -- c