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Re^8: RFC: Simulating Ruby's "yield" and "blocks" in Perl

by LanX (Sage)
on Apr 23, 2013 at 09:58 UTC ( #1030091=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^7: RFC: Simulating Ruby's "yield" and "blocks" in Perl
in thread RFC: Simulating Ruby's "yield" and "blocks" in Perl

No, you're still ignoring the answers I already gave.

It's a meditation about using Perl as (partial) DSL for Ruby.

Again, the benefit of a shorter syntax is better understandable within a Ruby context, where passing callbacks is integral part of the language.

Mastering this technique in Perl takes much longer because a beginner has to understand prototypes and coderefs. Furthermore it's inconsistent in Perl because you can't use prototypes on methods.

And I already admitted that I wouldn't use this implementation in Perl.

Finally, debating about "beauty" of syntax is in the eye of the beholder, so lets agree that we disagree.

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

) Personally, it took me years before I started to hack Perl in this way. Ruby people have to learn it from the start.

) Could this be the reason I didn't post it under CUFP? Surprise!

) And I don't like your inquisitory attitude to fight everything you don't understand in mosnter threads.

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Re^9: RFC: Simulating Ruby's "yield" and "blocks" in Perl
by BrowserUk (Patriarch) on Apr 23, 2013 at 15:33 UTC
    And I don't like your inquisitory attitude to fight everything you don't understand in mosnter threads.

    You post a Request For Comment; and then refuse to answer questions?

    If the thread has become a "mosnter", its because you're *still* dodging the obvious questions.


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