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This ticket is about failing tests (fudged 'todo') in S06-other/main-usage.t which are about using command line switches without '=': $ perl6 -e 'sub MAIN(:$xin) { say $xin }' --xin "foo bar" Usage: -e '...' [--xin=<Any>] According to S06 this should be valid and should be equivalent to $ perl6 -e 'sub MAIN(:$xin) { say $xin }' --xin="foo bar" foo bar A leading comment in the test file expresses some doubt about this syntax and mentions this discussion:

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