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Re: y/rple/yma/ (was: LALR (was Re: Working Group Proposal))

Tim Bunce
July 24, 2000 12:55
Re: y/rple/yma/ (was: LALR (was Re: Working Group Proposal))
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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:


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