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Re: fixing Sys::Hostname

Tom Christiansen
February 7, 2000 07:46
Re: fixing Sys::Hostname
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>>                                       And the only comment on the
>>many local() issues and the issues was a curt but not
>>unkind one from Ilya.

>Both of those have been "discussed" here before.  I'd rather see some
>action rather than yet more vapid discussion. :-(

I can document the issues, without requiring any changes.  Thinking
about it over the weekend, the new situation of 
the case of

    for(1..3) { print } 

not being caught might be a feature, not a bug.  It's not
*exactly* the global anymore, after all.

Here are things that have not been talked about, to my

    1) What should English call $^U and $^V?

    2) Why are we naming @+ as @LAST_PAREN_MATCH?  What should
       @- be called?  Please explain the typeglob imports,
       since my simplistic tests show these no longer to be

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