16 Jul 2013
Short Syntax for Closures
Request for Comments: Short Syntax for Closures
- Version: 0.1
- Date: 2012-10-16
- Author: Marcello Duarte
- Status: In Draft
- Patch: Help me if you are an internal developer
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