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I will be grieving the loss of contextual sigils a long time, too. It's the one thing I'll dearly miss about Perl 5. However, even in Perl 5, they are not as useful as you might think - they work for all the simple cases, but unfortunately break down once you start working with references and especially with references to functions.

Makeshifts last the longest.


In reply to Re^2: (A6) Perl 6, a general-purpose language? by Aristotle
in thread (A6) Perl 6, a general-purpose language? by crenz

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