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From:
Tom Christiansen
Date:
July 24, 2000 17:49
Subject:
Re: y/rple/yma/ (was: LALR (was Re: Working Group Proposal))
Message ID:
9276.964486143@chthon
>> He's also said that it's likely that dots will be allowed for indirect
>> object notation:
>> 
>> 	$foo.method();
>> 
>> same as
>> 
>> 	$foo->method();

>Urg. Those are things I can't see the benefits of. It doesn't make
>the syntax any less complicated. It just creates another "there is
>more than one way to do it". But with the only benefit a keystroke.
>It just adds to the perceived problem of Perl being hard.

It's a perennial *Active*State* request.  They want it so they 
can simplify their documentation for *Micro*Soft* interfaces,
since "everybody else" uses dots.

--tom

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