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Re^4: Thoughts on replacing -> with .

by Your Mother (Chancellor)
on Jun 12, 2013 at 18:31 UTC ( #1038539=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Thoughts on replacing -> with .
in thread Thoughts on replacing -> with .

I have to say... sadly, that I agree with most of this. The -> operator being taken out rankled me quite a lot. I almost jumped into the minor list war that was going on over it and the concat op waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay back in the day but didn't feel qualified or entitled (since I was just following along, not doing any code/tests/etc). -> is very visual, almost like inline code flow charts.

And I'm sorry to say this too but it's on point, even if sideways and not in reply to Jenda; I think it needs saying. If one character makes that much of a difference, one doesn't know how to type and should really put some effort into learning.

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