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From:
James E Keenan via RT
Date:
September 29, 2012 19:08
Subject:
[perl #30123] foreach ("", "a".."zzzzzz") confuses range optimizer
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-11172-1348970896-196.30123-15-0@perl.org
On Fri Oct 15 09:32:02 2004, schwern wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Sep 2004 22:47:35 +0100, Dave Mitchell <davem@iabyn.com> wrote:
> > I'm not sure how this can be construed as a bug. In the general
> > case I'd expect 'a'..'zzzzzzz' to generate a large list, since P5
doesn't
> > have P6's lazy lists. It just so happens that C<for (X..Y)> is
> > special-cased, but I don't see why that should lead to a general
> > expcatation of lazy-listness?
> 
> I have high expectations.
> 
> Call it a feature request if it makes you feel better.  I reported it
> so its in the tracking system if someone wants to take a crack at it.
> 

Schwern,

Is this still on your wishlist?

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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