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Re^3: our flock

by space_monk (Chaplain)
on Dec 27, 2012 at 12:49 UTC ( #1010517=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: our flock
in thread our flock

Indeed, but there is a class of Perl poetry which is both poetic and executes. Maybe tobyink was picking up on that aspect and arguing for a higher standard. :-)

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[LanX]: (they are pronounced differently)
[choroba]: perl -Mutf8 -Mfeature=fc -wE 'say fc "straße" eq fc "strasse"'
[choroba]: returns 1 for me
[choroba]: are they?
[LanX]: strict rules : the a is long in "straße" and short in "strasse"
[choroba]: So the "a" is different, not the "s" ;-)
[LanX]: people knowing that it's a workaround will pronounce it right
[LanX]: well
[LanX]: Maße and Masse are two very different words.
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