On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 12:59:53PM +0200, Philip Newton wrote:
> Paul Makepeace wrote:
> > The -> to .  conversion [...] will be a wonderful thing.
> To be honest, I never understood the point of that conversion. Is it an
> attempt to make Perl look more like VB? Or like Java? Or trying to save
> keystrokes? Simplify the lexer?

*tokes hard* _fewer characters, man!_

-> makes my right wrist click since I never got the hang of the left
shift key in a general way. It just looks... nicer.



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