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Thursday July 31, 2003
10:25 AM

Apocalypso, Exegenesis part I

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I'm trying to read through the 6th Apoc and Exe right now, concurrently. Immediate reaction notes on the matter:
  • The distinction about the &, where sub calls cannot have them and refs always do, is Probably A Good Thing, but feels restrictive. Ah well.
  • Hey, waaaaiiit a second...are named parameters required?! That's icky if it's so...
  • Ooh, you can switch if incoming params are copies or aliases or read-onlys...that's nifty.
  • (A Beavis And Butt-Head moment) Huh-huh. "Slurpy" arguments. Huh-huh.
  • Oooh, wow, the := binding operator! Spiffykeen! I need to read the exegeses I missed...)

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  • Nope, named parameters are not required. I can guarantee you that... :)
    • It didn't seem Perlish, but...well, plenty of Perl 6 doesn't quite seem to fit the paradigm until (Larry|Damian) explain why it fits. Thank you for the confirmation. :)
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