Most Perl 6 will look like Perl 5

Andy Wardley abw at
Fri Jan 25 12:42:06 GMT 2008

Abigail wrote:
> Third, there's no auto-quoting inside the curlies, you have to be explicite.

That really sucks.  I never quote my values unless they need quoting.  It
saves so many characters that otherwise just get in the way.  It seems rather
contrary to the Huffman coding principles that Larry is such a fan of.

> will now become C<< %hash{'key'} >>. 

Will you be able to use the dot operator like this?


That would be better Huffman coding IMHO.


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