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[perl #55708] Re: [rt.cpan.org #36694] Synopsis documents (deprecated, fragile) indirect object syntax

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From:
Ilya Zakharevich
Date:
June 12, 2008 16:47
Subject:
[perl #55708] Re: [rt.cpan.org #36694] Synopsis documents (deprecated, fragile) indirect object syntax
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rt-3.6.HEAD-18229-1213303763-1942.55708-75-0@perl.org
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On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 01:59:37PM -0400, Michael R. Wolf via RT wrote:
> Thu Jun 12 13:59:36 2008: Request 36694 was acted upon.
> Transaction: Ticket created by MichaelRWolf@att.net
>        Queue: perl
>      Subject: Synopsis documents (deprecated, fragile) indirect object syntax
>    Broken in: 5.10.0
>     Severity: Important
>        Owner: Nobody
>   Requestors: 
>       Status: new
>  Ticket <URL: http://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=36694 >
> 
> 
> Prefer this:
>    my $dumper = Dumpvalue->new();
> over what's documented in the synopsis
>    my $dumper = new Dumpvalue;

???? Why should I prefer a broken syntax to a working one:

Puzzled,
Ilya


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