Perl's lack of 'in' keyword
andy at hexten.net
Wed Oct 8 12:28:56 BST 2008
On 8 Oct 2008, at 12:18, Nigel Rantor wrote:
> And, having already read Iain's reply, I agree. That's not the
> winning attitude that Perl advocates should aim to present.
I wasn't whining. In fact I don't think I do whining. It was a serious
question - should we allow the design of the language to be influenced
by a focus group consisting of people who dislike it?
I take your point that perhaps some Perl people would also like to
move away from the line noise look. My view on that is that it's
probably a bit late for Perl 5 to change the habit of a lifetime so
they should be early adopters of Perl 6 where they can make the
language look exactly how they want it to :)
Andy Armstrong, Hexten
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