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Re: [vox-tech] python: slicing extensions from file names
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Re: [vox-tech] python: slicing extensions from file names



On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 01:47:37PM -0700, David Hummel wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 09:31:13AM -0700, Micah J. Cowan wrote:
> > The only things I *really* wish I could get with Perl is: I wish it
> > had exceptions,
> 
> Perl does have exception handling via eval.  You can eval your block or
> expression, and then check $@ for the exception.

I'm aware of this. It's a hack and it sucks. But it is better than nothing.

> > and I wish I could choose the strength of the typing (obviously, I
> > could write ties which would ensure correct values, but...). Both of
> > these will be introduced satisfactorily in Perl 6, I believe.
> 
> Yes, I believe type declarations (int, num, str) will be included in
> Perl 6.

Ranged types, too, IIRC.

-Micah
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