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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • They can't check reliably check at compile time - because they might not know - but you'd have thought they could check at runtime.

    <rumour mode="joke">I heard that Microsoft bunged them a load of cash to make PHP namespaces look like Windows paths...</rumour>

  • Don't forget that Perl originally used (and still supports) the apostrophe as a namespace separator!

    The old package delimiter was a single quote, but double colon is now the preferred delimiter, in part because it's more readable to humans, and in part because it's more readable to emacs macros. — perlmod [perl.org]

    -Dom