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Re: [perl #130958] inconsistent block/hash detection (again)

August 24, 2017 12:28
Re: [perl #130958] inconsistent block/hash detection (again)
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On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 07:05:34PM +0200, demerphq wrote:
> On 11 Jul 2017 00:22, "Zefram" <> wrote:
> Ricardo Signes wrote:
> >I guess the reason I was surprised is that I don't know what the rule is,
> nor
> >could I find an explanation.
> The actual rule is hideous.  We shouldn't attempt to explain it; we should
> just document clearly how to force the interpretation ("+{" and "{;").
> We should also not make any change to the rule, for fear of breaking
> correct code.
> Hear hear. Abigail does this.

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