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  • 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 note('beer is best')) { ... }
    say &sub.signature.params[0].note;

    Essentially, just mixing a role into the Parameter object. Probably will be working in a couple of weeks or so.