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From:
David Nicol
Date:
August 20, 2021 15:25
Subject:
Re: Twigils
Message ID:
CAFwScO-1+zEw3-Kq88fkuA4uk+Z7k2d=5_GKyvgdk=araoLv_A@mail.gmail.com
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
with.

On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 2:14 AM Sergey Aleynikov <sergey.aleynikov@gmail.com>
wrote:

> чт, 12 авг. 2021 г. в 14:25, Ovid via perl5-porters <
> perl5-porters@perl.org>:
> > 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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