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From "Takashi Okamoto" <tokam...@rd.nttdata.co.jp>
Subject Re: nitpick
Date Fri, 30 Mar 2001 06:57:41 GMT

I changed ALNUM to WORD;)

daniel wrote:
> It may seem like another nitpick, but introducing the name WORD to
> mean Perl's ALNUM, even though it is technically more accurate,
>  is potentially confusing for the Perl 5.6 conversion process

In the case of perl5.6, WORD means alphabet ,numerical and '_' . ALNUM means
alphabet and numerial.
(I can see here:http://www.perldoc.com/perl5.6/pod/perlre.html)

The original ORO's ALNUM implied perl5.6's WORD, so I changed it's name.
(It's used in perl5.6 code too.)

Am I wrong????

Takashi Okamoto

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