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

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Tom Christiansen
September 18, 2011 15:37
Re: [perl #93640] Allow comments in qw()
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>On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Jesse Vincent <> wrote:

>> 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")

>I consider comments part of whitespace (that which separates token but has
>no other effect on the code).

>perlsyn says comments can appear anywhere except in strings and regular
>expressions, qw() being neither.

No.  qw() is a literal q-string that just happens to go through split " ".


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