I wrote the following email to the Perl 5 Porters mailing list a few days ago. I thought you might enjoy it.Hello Porters,
I had a dream that Perl 5 had moved from using -> to using . like most modern languages. And moved the existing . for concatenation to ~ like Perl 6. Then I wrote the code and was shocked how tiny it was.
I have this in the leonbrocard/dot branch, but is is really one commit: