"with" still sucks + removing features + adding features

Bill Baxter wbaxter at gmail.com
Mon May 18 21:09:50 PDT 2009

On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Rainer Deyke <rainerd at eldwood.com> wrote:
> Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>> Even Perl would turn its nose at a significant semantic difference
>> brought by the third period.
> Not true: Perl has a '..' operator and a '...' operator with distinct
> but similar meanings.  And as much as I loathe Perl in general, I don't
> see anything wrong with that.  I am open to a reasonable alternate syntax.

Heh, right you are.

If Ruby won't turn it's nose up at a two dot /  three dot distinction,
then it would be hard to believe Perl would.

But leave it to Perl to give it a completely obscure meaning.


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