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Michael G Schwern
August 21, 2001 11:06
Re: [PATCH 1 of 3] $] is deprecated - eliminate from core tests
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On Tue, Aug 21, 2001 at 09:08:36AM -0400, John Peacock wrote:
> My point was that since $] is deprecated, it should not be used in 
> any tests except ones testing $] itself or something special about
> $].  That comp/use.t uses $] is historical.  And, in fact, wrong.

Agreed.  Unfortunately, they're the only tests of $] we've got.  So if
you delete those tests, you've got to add some explicit $] tests.


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