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I couldn't come up with any case where ->do{ was ambiguous. It's currently a syntax error.

I hadn't considered the curlies: I had seen them but kinda not really noticed them. (It's been a terribly hard day.) If I take the curlies into account I get a very "unorthogonal" deviation from all the rest of Perl syntax I can think of. A bareword, with curlies next to it. And should whitespace be allowed between them? Or is do{ to be thought of as a single glyph? Anyway you think of it, it's very ugly.


In reply to Re^3: what would you like to see in perl5.12? by blazar
in thread what would you like to see in perl5.12? by ysth

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