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Queue: perl6

Owner: Nobody
Requestors: zefram [at] fysh.org
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Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2016 18:19:56 +0100
To: rakudobug [...] perl.org
Subject: [BUG] Range.perl doesn't round-trip Range endpoints
From: Zefram <zefram [...] fysh.org>
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> Range.new(min => (2..3), max => (4..5)).perl
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> Range.new(min => (2..3), max => (4..5)).perl.EVAL
===SORRY!=== Error while compiling /home/zefram/usr/rakudo/rakudo/EVAL_5 Operators '..' and '..' are non-associative and require parentheses at /home/zefram/usr/rakudo/rakudo/EVAL_5:1 ------> 2..3.^.4..5 Even if the precedence problem were fixed, this kind of expression from Range.perl would run into a restriction of the ".." operator: Show quoted text
> (2..3)..(4..5)
Range objects are not valid endpoints for Ranges in block <unit> at <unknown file> line 1 -zefram


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