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Re: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?

by zwon (Monsignor)
on May 31, 2012 at 12:30 UTC ( #973512=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?

As Abigail noted in p5p, ~> in some terminals doesn't look good at all. It mine it looks more like ~>


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Re^2: What operator should perl5porters use for safe dereferencing?
by BrowserUk (Pope) on May 31, 2012 at 12:34 UTC
    1. How much time do you spend reading or editing code in a terminal session?
    2. You could grab yourself a descent programmer's font and use it in your terminal sessions.

    With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
    Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
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    The start of some sanity?

      How much time do you spend reading or editing code in a terminal session?

      100% of time

      descent programmer's font

      I find terminus quite decent. And I don't think that requirement to use font that have tilde in the middle of the line in order to read the code is reasonable.

        I don't see why:

        ~ ~ ~ > is any less acceptable than = or $bool &= $mask;

        With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
        Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
        "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
        In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

        The start of some sanity?

        I dont find not using the most intuitive (to me) option just because your font doesn't display it well to be reasonable either. ;-)

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