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May 3, 2008 13:21
Re: bug or not? constants warn only once
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Quoting Nicholas Clark <>:

> On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 06:44:09PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
>> Do the appended tests codify the behaviour we desire?
>> Anything I've missed that would be necessary to nail down this behaviour?
> I was rather hoping that *someone* might answer these questions, because
> I wanted to commit the TODO tests to core and suggest them for a bounty from
> the programme.

But who do you expect to answer these question?
Was there a consensus on how it should behave?

Reading the thread I don't feel there was one...

> But I guess that everyone is rather too busy doing other things these days,
> so we might as well all give up on maintaining Perl 5 and go and do something
> more rewarding.
> Shame about anyone whose livelihood relies on Perl. But they don't seem to
> rate it that highly, else they'd speak up.

I rather feel that no one is preapred (or feels qualified) to make a  
decission on when it should and when it shouldn't warn and therfor  
stays silent.

The thread contains different views with regards to the warning(s).

Kind regards,


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