> I agree, with my (probably wrong) impression that words() was a "split
> a string into words" function, I was thinking to myself bloat, but
> then I was also reminding myself that Perl's power as a natural
> language text processor has always been a premium feature (somehow
> even prior to full Unicode).
On the other hand: words() as i (mis-)understood it, probably is
perfectly covered by Rules, sure does seem like bloat that's unlikely
to be in the final spec now that I continue thinking about it :)