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On 3/14/06, ssmoot / gmail.com <ssmoot / gmail.com> wrote:
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> I don't like it. Why do we need special notation? x.eigenclass.foo is
> instantly recognizeable. x!foo is nice and short, but it also adds to
> the syntax of the language, raising the bar for newcomers.
>
> I don't suppose that's necessarily a reason to dismiss it, but I would
> err on the side of simplicity unless there's a really compelling reason
> not to. I favor the "and-call" operator because it's a shortcut to a
> really common pattern. I'm not seeing that you need to access the
> eigenclass often enough to justify new syntax specifically for it
> though.


Maybe 'myclass' or 'selfclass' instead of 'eigenclass'

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