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From:
Tim Bunce
Date:
July 24, 2000 13:49
Subject:
Re: y/rple/yma/ (was: LALR (was Re: Working Group Proposal))
Message ID:
20000724214336.K23550@ig.co.uk
On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 01:26:36PM -0700, Gary Richardson wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, Graham Barr wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 08:49:14PM +0100, Tim Bunce wrote:
> > > He's also said that it's likely that dots will be allowed for indirect
> > > object notation:
> > > 
> > > 	$foo.method();
> > > 
> > > same as
> > > 
> > > 	$foo->method();
> > 
> > That is actually one suggestion I dislike. People refered to this as aligning
> > with other languages. But if you consider references like C/C++ pointers then
> > we are already aligned with them.
> > 
> > Graham.
> 
> And what about concating strings? What happens to the overloaded . then?

It's a big *may*. I'm sure Larry will weigh it all up carefully.

Tim.

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