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From:
Zefram
Date:
December 25, 2017 19:44
Subject:
Re: Implementing script runs
Message ID:
20171225194430.GA16374@fysh.org
demerphq wrote:
>Star things are directives or other terms that change how matching works,
>but  do not match anything themselves.
>
>Plus things match stuff.

I think we'd come to regret using that up for a semantic distinction
rather than a syntactic one.  We only have three characters that can
follow open paren to introduce extended stuff, we're already using two
of them, and we're talking here about assigning the final one.

-zefram

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