Jonathan (>): > Why not just assign to $!foo, which is always read/write (since the rw > affects whether you get an accessor that is read/write or not - $!foo refers > to the underlying storage location; at least, that's how I understand it and > what I think Rakudo is implementing today).
I have come to understand that this is an available possibility, yes. That doesn't mean I like it. :) My complaint could be pithily summarized as "those are _my_, attributes, why can't I write to them?" // Carl