The Python world tries to be polite [formerly offensive to another language]

Ray ray_usenet at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 2 05:01:12 CEST 2006


MonkeeSage wrote:
> Ant wrote:
> > Don't think so, I followed the thread along a little, and it seems to
> > be correct. In addition, they seem to have the ¥ character as the Perl
> > 6 equivalent of zip(). Those crazy guys.
>
> Yup, I don't think it was a joke either; there are several other
> "hyper" operators already in pugs:
> http://svn.openfoundry.org/pugs/src/Pugs/Parser/Operator.hs (see tests:
> http://svn.openfoundry.org/pugs/t/operators/hyper.t ).

If it weren't Perl I would think of this as an April Fool's joke. Good
thing by the time Perl 6 comes out nobody'll care enough about it to
use it (in fact even if it comes out tomorrow, does anybody still
care?). So it's quite unlikely for us to encounter it in the real
world... or so I hope.


> 
> Regards,
> Jordan




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