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From:
Marcus Holland-Moritz
Date:
December 27, 2007 04:35
Subject:
Re: 5.11 (or 12) and strict
Message ID:
20071227133505.400919ef@r2d2
On 2007-12-27, at 12:29:44 +0100, Tels wrote:

> On Thursday 27 December 2007 11:31:52 Aristotle Pagaltzis wrote:
> > * Sean O'Rourke <seano@cs.ucsd.edu> [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.

Exactly. ++ from me, too.

Marcus

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