On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 08:53:02PM -0800, Darren Duncan wrote:
: Basically, I found this line in Synopsis 2, in the section talking about
: 1+3\ i;
: So the question is about whether this example should be kept as
: still valid code or whether it is now invalid and a fossil?
: I suspect it *is* still valid, at least if this by itself:
: ... is a valid literal denoting <0+3i>, but wanted to check.
Yes, both of those are still valid. Thanks.
In fact, the \ is required if you want to use a variable:
$foo + $bar\i
Well, I suppose you could also write that as:
$foo + ($bar)i
but that could be construed as clunkier. Or at least more typing.