On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 08:06:14PM -0500, John M. Dlugosz wrote:
> Mark J. Reed markjreed-at-gmail.com |Perl 6| wrote:
>> So that much makes sense. But I still think the two different
>> meanings of square brackets in operators are going to confuse people.
> I agree. The previously quoted passages in the synopses are confusing,
> too, since it doesn't make the context clear.
> If you find the shorthand too confusing, write it out as &infix<+>
> instead. Perl can do solid software engineering as well as one-liners.
Which, of course, is not as solid as you think, since you left out the :
of the adverbial there... :)
So let's not make the mistake of thinking something longer is always
less confusing or more official.