Updates to "unlang"

Matthew Newton mcn4 at leicester.ac.uk
Fri Dec 11 15:54:50 CET 2015

On Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 02:41:49PM +0000, Phil Mayers wrote:
> As an example, the built-in cache module involves a (IMO) fairly ugly set of
> constructs relying on control attributes to distinguish between check,
> lookup, set and delete.
> if (cache.exists %{Key}) {
>   othercache.delete %{Other-Key}
> }
> ...as opposed to:


Parameters are used at the moment for modules and policies, just
in a really ugly way by having to set or read temporary

It's much the same way as you use parameters for C functions, but
behind the scenes those values get put into CPU registers. The
parameters are much easier to comprehend (assuming the syntax is



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