Patrick R. Michaud wrote: > But if one is going to go this route (and I'm not sure that we should), > then when the delimiter is absent have the comment terminate at > the first non-whitespace character.
...which makes "#.\s" good only for inserting whitespace where it normally wouldn't belong. On the one hand, there's something nice about > $x#. .foo() > $x#. .() > $x#. () instead of > $x#. ..foo() > $x#. ..() > $x#. .() OTOH, wasn't the whole point to get away from "long dot is a special case"? Though having the "long dot" as a special case of the "delimited comment" concept, rather than being a "raw special case", is more acceptable to my mind. -- Jonathan Lang