Re: fn:slice()

On Fri, 2020-12-04 at 18:14 +0000, Michael Kay wrote:
> I think the bar for new syntax should be much higher than the bar for
> new functions. Although there might be concerns about "using up" the
> available space of function names, the space available for functions
> is vastly greater than the space available for new operators, and we
> shouldn't use it where a (higher order) function can do the job.

Overall i agree, and especially about discoverability. But you are in
effect proposing new syntax with named arguments.

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