Yesterday I spend some hours getting pugs to understand
translitterations with multiple ranges in each pair. E.g. 

  "foobar".trans( "a-z" => "n-za-n" );

By accident I tested something like:

  "foobar".trans( ['a' .. 'z'] => "n-za-m" );

and it didn't work.

The problem is that ['a' .. 'z'] gets stringified to 'a b c d ...'
which gets 'b' translated to the third letter in the right hand side.

Is this supposed to work and if so how should the code differ between 

  "foobar".trans( ['a' .. 'b'] => '12'); # a=>1, b=>2
  "foobar".trans( "a b" => "123" ) # a=>1, ' '=>2, b=>3

Same problem ocurs if left hand side is a string and right hand side
is an array reference but in this case the code implementing trans can
see it.

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