Stevan Little writes: > Hello all, > > I have been going over the Synopsis, and I cannot find block labels > mentioned anywhere. I was under the impression that if it is not > mentioned, then it can be assumed to be the same as perl5. However, I > wonder if this is the case with labels given that "everybody wants the > colon".
Labels are pretty easy to pick out. I don't believe there is any other thing in the language that, at the beginning of a statement, matches /\w+\:/ . They are certainly available in Perl 6 (as are plain old line labels; we're not getting rid of goto, to many's dismay (but not mine)). Luke