Living with smart match breakage

David Cantrell david at
Sat Jun 15 22:13:12 BST 2013

On Sat, Jun 15, 2013 at 12:03:20AM +0100, Gordon Banner wrote:

> Finally, the OP mentioned "convoluted boilerplate" and was offered
> no warnings 'experimental::smartmatch';
> # or
> use experimental 'smartmatch';
> If you think that's memorable and quick to type

The complaint wasn't about stuff being hard to remember or type, but
about it being convoluted.  They're different.

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