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

Nick Ing-Simmons
July 24, 2000 19:44
Re: y/rple/yma/ (was: LALR (was Re: Working Group Proposal))
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<> writes:
>> 	$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.

One reason for use of '.' is mapping Win32's COM names in a way that 
makes sense to the would-be users. 
The _documented_ interfaces use a . notation 

As such the '.' might only have this meaning if left operand was 
an object... but we are getting into details again.

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