I'm still somewhat ambivalent about this, myself. My previous
experience with hyphens in identifiers is chiefly in languages that
don't generally have algebraic expressions, e.g. LISP, XML, so it will
take some getting used to in Perl. But at least in Perl's case the
subtraction conflict is mitigated by the fact that many subtraction
expressions will involve sigils; $x-$y can't possibly be a single
And multi-word-expressions without hitting the shift key! My RSI thanks you.
Mark J. Reed <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>