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Uri Guttman
August 15, 2021 04:07
Re: removing the old-style package separator
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On 8/14/21 11:08 PM, Ricardo Signes wrote:
> Porters,
> Since at least 2009 <>, we 
> have been talking, once in a while, about deprecating the use of 
> \N{APOSTROPHE} as a package separator, Ada style.
> The following two expressions are equivalent:
> $x::y::z
> $x'y'z

while i totally agree with this, there are some modules with the name 
d'oh in them!

|||use| |D <>||'oh '||i_hate_this_program';|
|||D||'oh::stderr('||/tmp/stderr'); ||# redirect all stderr to /tmp/stderr|

      D'oh::Year <'oh::Year> - Catch stupid
      mistakes when mucking with years, like Y2K bugs

and both seem to do something real and are not in acme::


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