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  • * garghhhh *

    On a Swedish keyboard, the ~ is AltGraph-akey+Space. That's so we can produce chars like ã with the ~ on top of the a (we don't use that in Swedish, but still).

    Right now it's just annoying when writing urls with home directories. With ~ as a Perl operator, I'll have to bind it to a macro if I want to remain sane...


    • by jdavidb (1361) on 2002.11.06 14:14 (#14519) Homepage Journal

      Sorry to hear that. I can see how it will be painful.

      Maybe with the Perl 6 syntax warping features we'll both be able to:

        use concatenator '.';

      Out of curiosity, I would expect that =~ gives you grief today, too? Maybe Swedish Perl programmers use $_ more often than others. :)

      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers