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Jarkko Hietaniemi
July 8, 2001 17:02
Re: *Old* patch
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> There are times when it may be more prudent to walk away from a 'bug'
> that affects few people rather than fix it in a way that impacts everyone.
> Not all bugs need fixing, just resolving.

The patch thusly reinterred.

> > > Many people who use, or try to use, Safe could get by with the ops pragma
> > > (which is why I separated the ops filter logic from Safe many moons ago).
> > 
> > Is this still true in the days of SOAP, XML-RPC and... insert buzzword here?
> Perhaps less so, but Safe is still (from memory) fairly broken/limited
> in assorted dimensions many of which can't be fixed before perl6 and
> the others probably need a rewrite (probably to use ithreads).
> Tim.

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

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