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 =:= $/[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[2][0]...
> 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[10], perhaps?


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