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Joshua N Pritikin
July 24, 2000 10:17
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On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 01:00:28PM -0400, wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 12:43:09PM -0400, Joshua N Pritikin wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 12:34:19PM -0400, wrote:
> > > That would tantamount to Perl (aka Larry, aka the Perl community) saying, 
> > > "We were wrong, Java and Python were right."  But we weren't wrong.
> > 
> > Why can't perl ultimately support multiple syntax conventions?  Why
> > can't the lexer/parser be pluggable?
>     Why are you calling for a yacc interpreter?  The lexer/parser _could_
> be pluggable, and this _might_ be a feature of the implementation, but why
> would you have this be a requirement of perl6 _per se_?

Some folks seem to prefer python syntax.  I am simply repeating often
heard suggestions that perl be able to read a python-esque syntax. 
Maybe this is a silly idea.

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