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David Nicol
August 20, 2021 15:25
Re: Twigils
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this would be a nice use case for a more robust macro language / source
rewriter. The twigils could get rewritten into valid miniperl. As well as a
lot of core features, for a general refactoring of the parsing steps.
Leading to "perl in perl" which AFAIK nobody has actually followed through

On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 2:14 AM Sergey Aleynikov <>

> чт, 12 авг. 2021 г. в 14:25, Ovid via perl5-porters <
> > Twigils is one way of solving that issue.
> Nobody's asked yet, but what's the price? Is new parser hook enough,
> or this would be a forever-binding code block that exists in core
> solely to support a single CPAN module?
> Best regards,
> Sergey Aleynikov

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