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Re: PSC #041 — 2021-10-07

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From:
Karen Etheridge
Date:
October 11, 2021 20:29
Subject:
Re: PSC #041 — 2021-10-07
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CAPJsHfD81Orx3qCXK9LHQUk_f9YPARfnqUuEKUj-4KGRZDmafg@mail.gmail.com
On Mon, Oct 11, 2021 at 5:50 AM H.Merijn Brand <perl5@tux.freedom.nl> wrote:

> > perhaps the patch should allow using ' as part of a symbol name?
>
> Let us not go there.
>

All characters are already allowed in the symbol table (e.g. see
Package::Stash, which explicitly tests for this) -- it's just the parser
that doesn't recognize ' as part of a symbol name. But usage like
$Foo::foo{q!foo'bar}} still works.

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