On 4/25/01 5:52 PM, Dan Brian wrote:
> the idea of a "dereference operator" dumbfounds lots of folks. "What's an
> object got to do with a reference, much less a pointer?" A p5 object is very
> confusing to others for this reason, and so is the syntax.

Then remove it from the reference syntax! :)  Isn't that what's going on
anyway, with $foo{'bar'} becoming %foo{'bar'} and $foo->{'bar'} becoming


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