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Steffen Mueller
April 16, 2009 00:51
Re: deprecating
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Hi Dave,

Dave Mitchell wrote:
> How about I add the following entry to the 5.10.1 delta?:
>     =head1 Deprecations
>     The following items are now deprecated.
>     =over
>     =item *
>     C<Switch> is buggy and should be avoided where possible. From perl 5.11.0
>     onwards it is intended that any use of the core version of this module
>     will emit a warning, and that the module will eventually be removed from
>     the core (probably in perl 5.14.0).
> By putting it in perl5101delta.pod, it gives more advanced notice
> (assuming 5.10.1 is released before 5.12.0 ;-)

absolutely gets my vote. Early warnings are always good.


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