On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 08:30:42AM -0700, Larry Wall wrote: > On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 05:48:59PM +1000, Damian Conway wrote: > : But that's only the opinion of one(@Larry), not of $Larry. > > Let's go 0-based and make $0 =:= $/ so that $/ is all the parens. > Our old $0 (P5's $&) could be $<> instead, short for $<MATCH> or some > such.
Both 0-based $0 etc and $<> are now implemented in Pugs. > It's already the case that p5-to-p6 is going to have a *wonderful* > time translating $7 to $1... > > I wonder how much call there will be for a rule option that uses P6 > syntax but P5 paren binding with "push" semantics. Should it be an rule option, or simply an alternate way to address the content in $/? Something like $/.flattened_matches, perhaps? Thanks, /Autrijus/
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