in reply to Re^2: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?
in thread What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?
My concern isn't so much how it looks in my editor, but everywhere else. I doubt the internets are going to change their fonts just for us. Hopefully Perlmonks would, because that's where I was looking when trying to distinguish.
In fact, look at this: ~ <---- without code markup
and this: ~ <---- with code markup
Without increasing my font size, I can just barely tell that the tilde is a tilde without the code markup. With the code markup, it is hopeless.
In the event that it is easily distinguishable for you, here is a screenshot of this entry on OS X; Chrome; View:Actual Size.