postcircumfix <>

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Decontainerization operator, which extracts the value from a container and makes it independent of the container type.

use JSON::Tiny;
my $config = from-json('{ "files": 3, "path": "/home/perl6/perl6.pod6" }');
say $config.perl;      # OUTPUT: «${:files(3), :path("/home/perl6/perl6.pod6")}» 
my %config-hash = $config<>;
say %config-hash.perl# OUTPUT: «{:files(3), :path("/home/perl6/perl6.pod6")}» 

It's a Hash in both cases, and it can be used like that; however, in the first case it was in item context, and in the second case it has been extracted to its proper context.