Damian Conway writes: > Here's the first draft (documented in Pod 6, of course ;-). > > =head3 Ambient aliases > > The C<A<>> formatting code specifies an B<alias to an ambient > antecedent>.
Please can you explain the reasoning for choosing antecedent, rather than successor? I'm not disagreeing with your choice, merely that it doesn't seem obvious to me that one is going to work better than t'other, so I'm open to being persuaded. In Perl 5 I generally intermingle Pod, such that when reading the source the description of a function or method comes before the code (so that by the time you've reached the code you already know what it's supposed to be doing) -- but I'm not adamant about continuing with this style. Smylers