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Re: List for Perl 6 syntax?

From:
M.J.T. Guy
Date:
July 25, 2000 14:44
Subject:
Re: List for Perl 6 syntax?
Message ID:
E13HCHp-00061a-00@libra.cus.cam.ac.uk
"Kurt D. Starsinic" <kstar@chapin.edu> wrote
>     By `simplify', do you mean a smaller-footprint lexer, fewer grammar
> rules, something in terms of user/developer experience?  What's the problem
> that you wish to solve?  I'd like to discourage you from launching an
> umbrella mailing list for several unrelated solutions that all happen to
> solve problems in the category of `complex syntax'.

It seems like the first mailing list should address the meta-questions
"What are the issues to be addressed in reforming Perls syntax?"
and "What are the goals of these reforms?"


Mike Guy



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