On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 10:46:29PM +0100, Juerd wrote: : Larry Wall skribis 2005-03-16 9:41 (-0800): : > Except that q:meta would be an upgrade in terms of specialness, : > and besides, it's inside out from what you want, which is to quote : > a particular argument to a string interpolation, not the entire : > interpolation. It just wants to be a miscellaneous function hidden : > in the bowels of the core somewhere. : : Doesn't it want to be the method .escaped then? The method could support : all kinds of escaping/encoding.
The question is, escaped for what? quotemeta() is rather Unix-centric in a conservative sort of way. Maybe we're just talking about an option to .as(). Larry