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Re: Pre-RFC: syntax for quote-words-arrayref

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Christian Walde
June 7, 2022 14:06
Re: Pre-RFC: syntax for quote-words-arrayref
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On Wed, 01 Jun 2022 11:44:03 +0200, Neil Bowers <> wrote:

>> is code really that more clear/legible as qa[...] than it is with [ qw(...) ]?
> In short, yes :-)
> I remember that the first N times I saw [qw/ … /] I initially had a "huh, wtf is that?". I think it is more of an >improvement for beginners and casual Perl programmers, than for heavyweights, who may still use the existing >idiom even with qa[] available, due to muscle memory.

While i'm hella agreeing with all of this, an odd thought:

I've repeatedly wanted to be able to do

\qw( sdfsdf sdf )

as a mirror to


With regards,
Christian Walde
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