Hi,

At Sun, 17 Sep 2000 01:01:26 +0900,
Jon Babcock wrote:
> %x(date)                # `` ¤ختج·ء¼°
                            ^^ should have been a single `

> a) ... # an alternative left hand single quotes syntax
> 
> b) ... # an alternative single quotes syntax
> 
> c  ... # an alternative grave accents syntax

` is not meant to be a grave accent but a single backquote (backtick),
which is commonly used for "shell expansion" in UNIX shells and Perl,
as well as Ruby.

> d  ... # better idea ...

Perl calls this a "word list" syntax.  We could follow it.

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