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Jonathan Scott Duff
May 25, 2005 06:44
Re: comprehensive list of perl6 rule tokens
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On Tue, May 24, 2005 at 11:24:50PM -0400, Jeff 'japhy' Pinyan wrote:
> I wish <!prop X> was allowed.  I don't see why <!...> has to be confined 
> to zero-width assertions.

I don't either actually. One thing that occurred to me while responding
to your original email was that <!foo> might have slightly wrong
huffmanization.  Is zero-width the common case?  If not, we could use
character doubling for emphasis:  <!foo> consumes, while <!!foo> is

But that's just a random rambling on my part. I trust @Larry has put
wee more thought into it than I.  :-)

Jonathan Scott Duff

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