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  • (Had a visceral reaction just after reading the example code.)

    Reduction operators with '[' ']' look horrendously ugly as they remind me of Subject: header of mailing lists which either include the list name or the major topic in square brackets.

    But, I will take it even if I don't have to like it.

    - parv
    • I personally don't have a problem with the usage of [] (and remembering the recent PHP \ namespace separator "fiasco" :-) ...)

      Hopefully with Perl 6's mutable grammar that Larry et al envisioned, you will be able to change the syntax. Of course this is not yet implemented in any of the current Perl 6 implementations.