On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Jon Lang<datawea...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd recommend '#='; but if that
> isn't already being used by pod, it should be reserved for use by pod
> (and it's visually heavy).
Commenting out lines that include pod will generate #= at the
beginning of a line, which is tantamount to the problem we're trying
> What other symbols are reasonably easy to type, are visually
> lightweight, and are unlikely to be found at the start of a line and
> immediately followed by an open bracket? Hmm... how about '#.'?
Too visually lightweight, IMO Almost disappears entirely in this font
next to the heavy #, making the third and fourth lines below easily
> #line comment
> #.line comment
> #(line comment)
> #.(inline comment)
Besides which, Perl 6 teaches us that $foo() and $foo.() are usually
I still like the double-bracket idea. I don't much mind the extra
character; 5 characters total still beats the 7 of HTML/XML.
Mark J. Reed <markjr...@gmail.com>