"Mauricio FernŠŌdez" <mfp / acm.org> wrote in message 
news:20051111200528.GB8192 / tux-chan...
> On Sat, Nov 12, 2005 at 03:57:14AM +0900, itsme213 wrote:
>> Any idea if 1.8.4 will incorporate any of the improvements to block
>> parameters from the 1.9 stream? e.g. parameters with default values, 
>> blocks
>> that take blocks.
>
> The latter was merged into 1.9 in May 2004: it'd be very strange if it 
> were
> added to the 1.8 branch 18 months later...
>
> The former is an 'EXPERIMENTAL' feature which might be removed from 1.9
> anytime, so it will definitely not go into 1.8.

Ah, I had forgotten about the "even-odd" convention. Thanks.