On Thu, 2005-04-28 at 13:52, gcomnz wrote:
>  Aaron Sherman wrote:
> > As a side note, I'd like to suggest that "English" is just rubbing
> > people's noses in the fact that they're not allowed to program in their
> > native tongue. "Names" might be less in-your-face.
> Why are we even having to say use English or Names or whatever? Why
> not just make it a part of the core alongside the original short
> special var names? In my opinion the short version of special vars is
> one of the worst features of Perl, despite the fact that I like
> concise code. But then again, I'm not a golfer.

Of course, you're right, and Larry and others have made this point
repeatedly. I can be a tad thick from time to time ;-)

Aaron Sherman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Senior Systems Engineer and Toolsmith
"It's the sound of a satellite saying, 'get me down!'" -Shriekback

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