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Tuesday June 19, 2001
12:51 PM

YAPC::NA afterglow

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Revision: Without Damian, it would only have been half a conference, but without Kevin, Luc and Rich, there would have been no conference. Congratulations on organizing it and keeping it running smoothly.

On the flight back I was thinking about Ruby's literals-as-objects and realized that Perl can do this as well. By overloading constants, you can do things like

        print 42->times(3);
        print 'hello world'->reverse;

This could be used for runtime properties:

        return 0->true;

Now we need to override the test for definedness to also check for this property along with the value.