On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 02:24:54PM +0100, TSa wrote:
> HaloO,
> Carl Mäsak wrote:
>> Pugs and Elf currently numify a Pair object to 2, and Rakudo currently
>> dies of despair.
>> My guess is that the semantics of Pugs and Elf falls out naturally
>> form a pair being treated as a list of two elements, or something. The
>> question still deserves to be raised whether always-2 is a good
>> semantics, or whether one would prefer some other default.
> My idea is to let a pair numify to whatever the value numifies to.
> Same thing with stringification. In general I think that a pair should
> hide its key as far as possible if used as non-pair.

This makes sense to me, but I'd like to see any use cases to the
contrary, if anyone can think of one.


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