>From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
>Behalf Of Mark J. Reed
>Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 2:05 PM
>To: Jonathan Worthington
>Cc: David Green; Perl6
>Subject: Re: Idea: infer types of constants
>On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 2:32 PM, Jonathan Worthington
>> my Dog $fifi .= new(); # works in Rakudo too ;-)
>And even in Pugs! :) Doesn't help with literals, though, e.g.
>my Float $approx_pi = 3.14;
>Mark J. Reed <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
What about the type support (system) one sees in ML ? (e.g., the way it
assigns automatically types can be assigned, does not require specific
types when they are not needed, flags incompatibilities, etc.) Do those
things not fit well with Perl's approaches and aims ?