At 8:58 AM -0800 1/26/08, Larry Wall wrote:
My first thought is that this is such a common idiom that we ought
to have some syntactic sugar for it:

    say "Received $m message\s."

I don't think that a feature like this should be in the core language; it is too complicated as well as an open-ended problem.

A better use of this discussion is perhaps to determine whether any more basic core features would need updating in order to support a separate extension module to more easily provide the feature that was being discussed.

-- Darren Duncan

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