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From:
Ricardo Signes
Date:
June 14, 2013 22:09
Subject:
experimental: lvalue subroutines
Message ID:
20130614220944.GA26382@cancer.codesimply.com

lvalue subroutines were added as an experiment in 5.6, and perl58delta notes
that they are still experimental.

I am not sure whether they are still an experiment.  I know Sprout has done a
bunch of work on them in the past few years, but I'm not sure whether that was
composed of significant changes to behavior or mostly bugfixing.

I can review the deltas, but I'd be interested in a temperature reading on
whether we still call this an experiment.  My impression is that we cannot, and
that the current behavior is mostly something on which users can rely, modulo
bugs.

-- 
rjbs


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