Quoth [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Larry Wall):
> I should also mention I did (briefly) consider the "null" reduce
> operator:
>     [] zip(1,2;3,4)
> to mean "slap [] around each element", but it runs into ambiguity with
> the existing [] form indicating an empty list.

Would using [[]] instead work? This is (at least to me) nicely visually
indicative of 'build a list of lists'. It is a little punctuation-heavy,
of course; though we could always allow "\x{27E6}\x{27E7}" as an
alternative :).


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                                               Pericles of Athens, c.430 B.C.

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