On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 02:01:00PM -0400, Dan Sugalski wrote: > At 10:52 AM 7/24/00 -0700, Gary Richardson wrote: > > > >I suppose saying that 'not changing the language' was wrong, but perl6's > >focus is* to not be a language rewrite, but an implementation rewrite. > >Stuff that was marked as deprecated has essentially already been removed > >from the language spec. > > > >* This sounds like I'm authoritve; I am not. I am just stating what I see. > > It's a touch more open than that. Typeglobs, for example, may get tossed, > and it's possible that some of the other grotty bits will go too. I can't > picture Larry making things un-perlish, but its all up for grabs. He's also said that it's likely that dots will be allowed for indirect object notation: $foo.method(); same as $foo->method(); Tim.