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Re: [perl #22354] remove $*

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From:
Abigail
Date:
July 7, 2003 06:30
Subject:
Re: [perl #22354] remove $*
Message ID:
20030707133040.GA29482@abigail.nl
On Sat, Jun 14, 2003 at 11:45:51PM -0500, david nicol wrote:
> 
> > > When removing a deprecated feature, should the deprecation
> > > warning be removed as well ?
> > 
> > I submit that ....
> 
> I submit that the error message should refer to a document
> explaining the alternative approach, for instance
> 
> 	$* is now an error: see perdoc perlvar


Well, you can't make '$*' an error. The variable won't disappear -
it's the associated magic that disappears.


Abigail

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