David E. Wheeler wrote: > Howdy, > > Very excited about the new `DO` command in 8.5a2. I read through the > patch review thread and found that, like me, Dim had expected it to > behave more like a lambda than a simple command. And from Tom's > comments, it looks like it was committed in such a way to make such > extensions possible (passing arguments, returning values (maybe even > sets?). > > So I was wondering if anyone has thought about adding such > functionality, and if so, what it might look like? > > If the answer is "no, because we want to see what cow paths develop in > 8.5," that's fine with me. I'll just be chasing cows. :-) > >
It was discussed and rejected, at least for now. See earlier discussion.