[% setvar title Require explicit m on matches, even with ?? and // as delimiters. %]
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Require explicit m on matches, even with ?? and // as delimiters.
Maintainer: Nathan Torkington <email@example.com> Date: 20 Aug 2000 Last Modified: 15 Sep 2000 Mailing List: firstname.lastname@example.org Number: 135 Version: 3 Status: Frozen
/.../ are what makes Perl hard to tokenize. Requiring
them to be written
m/.../ would solve this.
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Damian Conway's Text::Balanced module does a pretty good job of
tokenizing Perl code. However, bare
semantic analyis to distinguish them from division and the hook
To remove this hassle, and thus permit programs that analyze the
source-code of other programs, I propose requiring that all matches
require an explicit
Remove the bare
?...? from the grammar :-) When
converting perl5 programs to perl6, put the
200008182343.JAA00690@indy05.csse.monash.edu.au by Damian Conway