On Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 05:27:53PM +0200, Schneelocke wrote:
> On 21/10/05, Steve Peters <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > I honestly don't know or care what flavor of vi I using, since it usually
> > changes depending on what *nix flavor I'm working on.  I also don't think 
> > that
> > it should make a difference what editor I'm using with a programming 
> > language.
> > Others seem to think differently.  C'est la vie.
> It won't make a difference. Even if you're in an environment where you
> can neither type nor copy'n'paste the cent sign, you can still use the
> ASCII version of the sigil. Sure, it's going to be one extra
> keystroke, but that's not really a big issue - and even less so when
> you consider that you probably won't be using the class sigil as often
> as the others, anyway.
> The amount of typing that was required for your emails in this thread
> so far probably exceeds the amount of extry typing you'll have to do
> to use the ASCII version of the sigil for your entire life already. :)

For me, all that you have written above is correct.  That still does not
fix that potential advocacy and documentation issues that are created by
this.  Someone who is new to Perl 6 after its released may not know the
difference.  That's the problem.

Steve Peters

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