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Re: [Fwd: Scoping of %^H still broken in both perl@8269 and perl-5.6.1-TRIAL1]

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From:
Nick Ing-Simmons
Date:
January 5, 2001 03:00
Subject:
Re: [Fwd: Scoping of %^H still broken in both perl@8269 and perl-5.6.1-TRIAL1]
Message ID:
200101051059.KAA06448@mikado.tiuk.ti.com
Alan Burlison <Alan.Burlison@uk.sun.com> writes:
>Sorry if this is a repeat - I've sent this twice now without seeing it
>appear on p5p.
>
>Alan Burlison
>Back in July last year I submitted a patch to fix the scoping of %^H -
>see the thread beginning at
>http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2000-07/msg00346.html. 
>After much discussion Sarathay's last word
>(http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2000-07/msg00398.html)
>was this:
>
>> I think the newHVhv() issue should be fixed as you suggested.  The
>> existing semantic of aliasing the values between the two hashes
>> doesn't make much sense to me as far as practical applicability goes.
>> We can always keep references in the hash to share values between
>> hashes.
>
>However the patch never seemed to make it in to either the maintenance
>or development versions.  Should I resubmit it?

Yes please.

-- 
Nick Ing-Simmons <nik@tiuk.ti.com>
Via, but not speaking for: Texas Instruments Ltd.


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