John Siracusa wrote:

Wow, did I miss that?  It looks a lot like running an
executable in the current dir instead of letting the shell search its path.

That's the mnemonic, yes. Call this functionality relative to the current "location" (i.e. invocant).

Was this syntax discussed on a mailing list or

Both on the mailing list and within @Larry.

I really liked plain old .foo(),

We felt the ambiguity and change-of-semantics within topicalizers made it unacceptable.

but I guess I'll just use
explicit invocants and look like an old fuddy duddy... :)

That's fine, Gramps! ;-)

(also, at least it's not "/." <shudder> ;)



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