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[&foo] is okay but [$foo] is too ambiguous

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commit 7c9bbf5de1a60e524f31c4578faa0a98f6e1394f 1 parent 6aa4943
Larry Wall TimToady authored
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  1. +3 −3 S03-operators.pod
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@@ -711,7 +711,8 @@ C<< prefix:<^> >>, upto operator
^$limit
-Constructs a range of C<0 ..^ +$limit>. See L</Range and RangeIter semantics>.
+Constructs a range of C<0 ..^ +$limit> or locates a metaclass as a shortcut
+for C<$limit.HOW>. See L</Range and RangeIter semantics>.
=back
@@ -4874,8 +4875,7 @@ not thereby accept multiple arguments on the right side. You must use
the normal functional form to pass three or more positional arguments.
This form of operator is parsed with a precedence of addition.
-A C<$> is acceptable in place of C<&>, but in either case the
-next character must be either alphabetic or a left parenthesis.
+The next character after C<&> must be either alphabetic or a left parenthesis.
Otherwise a normal infix operator starting with that character will
be assumed. Hence C<[&&]> parses as a form of the C<&&> operator.
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