Sean O'Dell <sean / cseplsoafmt.com[remove_the_spam]> wrote:
 
> I might be naive on this subject, but what's wrong with just using HERE 
> documents?  You can send them to any method you want.  They're already 
> 100% flexible, as far as I know, and perfectly readable.  What do we 
> gain by adding special %{} syntax to the language?

To paraphrase Larry Wall, they don't let you bounce on the % key in vi :)

martin