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(Tal Atlas) #1

I have no concerns intrinsically to the behavior discussed but rather to
the complexity that this brings. Creating another type of access control
and possibly keyword just adds complexity to an already fairly complex
language. I’d probably be more onboard if it was merely final by default
for that reason alone.

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