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December 27, 2007 03:32
Re: 5.11 (or 12) and strict
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On Thursday 27 December 2007 11:31:52 Aristotle Pagaltzis wrote:
> * Sean O'Rourke <> [2007-12-27 07:40]:
> > That being said, the above quote basically says "if you want to
> > use some desirable feature (like given/when) that is in Perl >
> > 5.10, you must accept this other feature (strictures) P5P deems
> > healthy," which seems strangely authoritarian.
> It’s more like “if you want to *ALL* of Perl 5.12’s (not 5.10’s)
> desirable features, you’re also gonna get this other feature
> (strictures) that a large majority of programmers always want
> anyway, which you can turn off if you’re not one of them.”
> Doesn’t sound that authoritarian all of a sudden…
> (In case it wasn’t clear, ++ to the proposal.)

It get's my vote, too. There rarely is any time I don't want strict, 
and "no strict;" works for that.

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