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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • This opens up many possibilities like generating codes for form validation/processing, command line "usage", etc all from signatures. Btw, is it possible (or are there plans to make it possible) to embed a description/note to each parameter?
  • Hi!

    Yes, I think people will be able to use this to build some pretty cool stuff, and I look forward to seeing that. :-)

    Being able to attach some extra data would be done through parameter traits. I've got all of the pieces to do those, pretty much; just need to plug them together. But it'll look something like...

    role note { has $.note }
    multi trait_mod:<is>(Parameter $p, note, $message) {
        $p does note($message);
    }

    After which you'll be able to write:

    sub drink($beverage is