I have come to wish many things were part of Perl syntax that are not, and no using external modules is not
enough for me. I think it’s time Perl got the features as part of the language itself (and yes I suppose I could settle
feature.pm, and no I’m probably not going to write them myself, I’m not smart enough yet). The first of these is
a proper exception stack. I want to be able to write:
I think we need
finally keywords. And no I don’t think it makes sense to have
Object->throw. In fact I think this Original Perl 6 Syntax Proposal reads like just what we need in Perl 5.
Unfortunately I think this is what we are getting in Perl 6, which IMO is not as nice.