Most Perl 6 will look like Perl 5

David Cantrell david at
Fri Jan 25 14:34:48 GMT 2008

On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 01:07:18PM +0100, Mark Overmeer wrote:
> * Abigail (abigail at [080125 11:09]:
> > Even something simple as C<< $hash {key} >> requires THREE changes, it
> > will now become C<< %hash{'key'} >>. 
> Actually, you have three more alternatives:  (See S02)
>   %hash<key>
>   %hash.<key>
>   %hash .<key>

What's the thinking behind this?  I'll assume for now that it's
something better than "having more than one way to do something is

David Cantrell | Cake Smuggler Extraordinaire

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