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Re: [perl #93640] Allow comments in qw()

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Jesse Vincent
June 30, 2011 13:40
Re: [perl #93640] Allow comments in qw()
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On Mon 27.Jun'11 at 12:38:28 -0700, Eric Brine wrote:
> Hi,
> Patch 1:
> Order features alphabetically in feature's documentation.

This seems reasonable

> Patch 2:
> Stop having one of the following qw() warnings hide the other:
> - Possible attempt to separate words with commas
> - Possible attempt to put comments in qw() list


> Patch 3:
> Add feature qw_comments, which allows comments to be used in the qw()
> operator.

I'm not in favor of this one. It breaks my assumptions about
what qw means. (Those being "This text will be split on whitespace
boundaries but otherwise won't be touched")


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