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Re^8: ** operator in perl

by ysth (Canon)
on Feb 09, 2009 at 04:41 UTC ( #742352=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^7: ** operator in perl
in thread ** operator in perl

It means more when TimToady says what? I wasn't able to find anything obvious in that thread that matched a point you might be defending.

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Re^9: ** operator in perl
by Zen (Deacon) on Feb 09, 2009 at 15:06 UTC
    Specifically his post about the naming of perl6 vs it's lineage.
      Ah, I see. You said:
      Actually, 6 is called perl because it is written by the same author(s). Proof? It doesn't run 5 code.
      Someone took exception to the latter part, and you defended the former part. No wonder I was confused. Sigh.
        The former part is discussed in the linked node as to why LW did not change the name. The latter part is defensible also. They have a "proof of concept." I'm more than willing to change my position and join the bandwagon when I can move my scripts over and turn off the p6 syntax (e.g. the new For loop), unless I need some feature.

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