Linked by Shlomi Fish on Sat 16th Oct 2004 07:28 UTC
General Development The purpose of this essay is to explain why I believe Perl 6, the way it currently seems to progress, is the wrong thing at the wrong time, and why I predict (with all the expected caveats of predicting something) that it won't be successful. I will also suggest a better alternative for the future of Perl which makes more sense at this point.
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re: simba
by Russell Jackson on Sun 17th Oct 2004 23:57 UTC

Private variables are intended for information hiding which is to keep you from creating bugs not to be used as a security feature.