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James Mastros
April 12, 2007 16:04
Re: perlrebackslash
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On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 11:31:27PM +0200, Abigail wrote:
> Documentation is not only used to learn the language, it is also used
> to figure out what a given piece of code does.
> Since it's deprecated, \C may still appear in code, and some poor
> maintaince programme will encounter a \C, and need the documentation to
> figure out what it means.

I agree 100%, but that doesn't mean that the documentation shouldn't
point out that it's deprecated, preferably often.  (Of course, only if
we decide that it actually *is* depreciated, which I (for what little
it's worth) think it should be.)

     -=- James Mastros

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