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Re: or long dot and the range operator

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Daniel Hulme
April 12, 2006 15:04
Re: or long dot and the range operator
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> I *still* don't understand the problem this long dot is trying to
> solve.

I'm a bit with you, there. I can see why you might want to do


rather than


but surely


is the worst of both worlds? And it strikes me that the ability to put
big, block comments between operator and operand is not a particularly
useful one.

"Of all  things,  good sense is  the most fairly  distributed:  everyone
thinks  he is  so well  supplied  with it  that even  those who  are the
hardest to satisfy in  every other respect never  desire more of it than
they already have."   --  Descartes, 1637

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