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RE: More patching! Less whining!

Nick Ing-Simmons
April 1, 2000 12:36
RE: More patching! Less whining!
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David Grove <> writes:
>Perl 5.6, in the context of a Perl system (which includes more than the core
>modules), is broken, in that it's extension mechanism is not compatible with
>many of those modules, and no backwards compatibility was built in. 

That is doubly not true:
1. The use of bare 'na' etc. has been deprecated since 5.005-ish.
2. There is a work round by setting POLLUTE - so compatibility _is_ built in.

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