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Re: Working Group Proposal

Stephen Zander
July 24, 2000 16:27
Re: Working Group Proposal
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>>>>> "Chip" == Chip Salzenberg <> writes:
    Chip> I'd like to suggest that the term "source filters" refers to
    Chip> transformations that lead eventually to the creation of
    Chip> standard Perl which is then compiled in the normal way.
    Chip> Digital signature verification, for example, or macro
    Chip> processing.

How would you classify Damian Conway's Lingua::Romana::Perligata
module?  Where does 'use Python;' fit in such a framework?

    Chip> Alternative parsing -- alternative languages, in fact -- is
    Chip> a useful idea, but IMO a technically distinct one.

Perhaps, but then the proposal still needs to specify that it is not
concerned with parsing in perl, but rather is concerned with parsing
Perl.  Kurt's original proposal suggests that it is concerned with the
former, IMO.


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