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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <go...@ectoplasm.org>
Subject Re: [MP2] possible pnotes bug?
Date Thu, 16 Mar 2006 00:05:37 GMT
Geoffrey Young wrote:
>>>>in order for $o to maintain it's internal state.  is that right?  if so, I
>>>>don't like that very much.
>>
>>It's not right. You are confusing scalars with references in that example.
>  
> ook, my bad - I thought the proposed "solution" was to always dereference
> pnotes behind the scenes, making the additional storage a requirement.
> 
> but, just in case I'm not the only one confused, I'd propose a path like this...
> 
>   o create some (many?) additional pnotes tests that exercise the different
> ways we think people will be using pnotes in almost all normal circumstances
> we can think of.  digging through CPAN might be a good idea.
> 
>   o offer that any fix shouldn't break the tests
> 
>   o see what falls out

I'll get to it once I am done with the (r|c)->pnotes patch.

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