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Re: Proposal : remove -u

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February 9, 2003 19:13
Re: Proposal : remove -u
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"H.Merijn Brand" <> wrote:
:On Mon 27 Jan 2003 01:05, (Ton Hospel) wrote:
:> In article <20030126215252.4c6_5033.rgarciasuarez@_ree._r>,
:> 	Rafael Garcia-Suarez <> writes:
:> > The -u command-line switch is obsolete. As perlrun says,
:> > "This obsolete switch causes Perl to dump core after
:> > compiling your program." I suggest to remove it.
:> After which it can mean "by default process textfile in unicode"
:Which I proposed a while back, but Hugo didn't think it to be worth a
:single-letter option.

I can't remember how I felt then, but I feel more agnostic about it now.
However we can't go reallocating switches without the separation of a
deprecation cycle.


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