routine before

Documentation for routine before assembled from the following types:

language documentation Operators

From Operators

(Operators) infix before

multi sub infix:<before>(Any,       Any)
multi sub infix:<before>(Real:D,    Real:D)
multi sub infix:<before>(Str:D,     Str:D)
multi sub infix:<before>(Version:DVersion:D)

Generic ordering, uses the same semantics as cmp. Returns True if the first argument is smaller than the second.

class StrDistance

From StrDistance

(StrDistance) method before

This is actually a class attribute, and called as a method returns the string before the transformation:

say $str-dist.before#OUTPUT: «fold␤»