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Re: [PATCH] Data::Dumper is no longer a "DUMMY"

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
January 12, 2001 13:34
Re: [PATCH] Data::Dumper is no longer a "DUMMY"
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On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 11:08:01AM -0500, Casey R. Tweten wrote:
> At least it's true for the Perl version of the Dumper.  I am not the
> best XS hacker so I am hoping someone will pick this up and write the
> XS version.
> I use B::Deparse to print the coderefs.

Until B::Deparse can handle _everything_, including closures,
I think it should not be used here, otherwise we promise too much.
Enabling the use of B::D could be made optional, though, garnished
with enough 'Here Be Dragons' signage.

$jhi++; #
        # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'.
        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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