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From:
Tom Browder
Date:
July 19, 2021 18:10
Subject:
Re: pod questions
Message ID:
CAFMGiz83frrAArHLNB4Vg+xutsr9ffmh-XJs=CgeG4x9bFrWSg@mail.gmail.com
On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 09:20 Marcel Timmerman <mt1957@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 7/19/21 2:29 PM, Tom Browder wrote:
>
> On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 06:57 Marcel Timmerman <mt1957@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Reading a bit, I came across old documents (with a warning that these are
>> out of date) https://design.raku.org/S02.html#Multiline_Comments . It
>> states that any unrecognized format name should be treated as a comment
>> block, which the above output shows, the renderers do not. Should I file an
>> issue?
>>
>
> Yes, please.
>
> -Tom
>
> Will do.
>
> What about the other questions?
>

Regarding the other questions:

1. I believe there are no reserved words for the '=begin/=end comment'.
However, nested comments I believe were an issue at one time but they
aren't now.

3. That depends on what you're doing. For example, currently the Raku
parser recognizes the nested pod code block, but it cannot handle pod codes
inside that pod code block.

If you just want to preserve whitespace using one of the two blocks alone
should be good enough.

-Tom

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