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
-- Darren Duncan