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From:
Elizabeth Mattijsen
Date:
July 30, 2003 01:54
Subject:
Re: Warnings.pm ?
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At 09:30 +0200 7/30/03, Slaven Rezic wrote:
>Autrijus Tang <autrijus@autrijus.org> writes:
>  > Wouldn't "pragma" or "pragmas" be a better name for it?
>  >     use pragmas qw(encoding sort warnings);
>OK, but first I want more opinions about the name. Originally it was
>"legacy" (to give some support got "legacy" perl versions), then
>"future", well, "pragma" is also not too bad.

I think "pragma(s)" doesn't convey the fact that it's loading a dummy 
version of the specified pragma's in older versions of Perl.


Liz

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