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Re: PATCH: [perl #58182] partial, "The Unicode Bug". Add unicodesemantics for \s, \w

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From:
Zefram
Date:
May 18, 2010 12:53
Subject:
Re: PATCH: [perl #58182] partial, "The Unicode Bug". Add unicodesemantics for \s, \w
Message ID:
20100518195305.GF11264@lake.fysh.org
demerphq wrote:
>Anyway, if we really are going to care about this now I really think
>we aught to introduce deprecation warning when a character is
>encountered immediately following a regex pattern (of any sort) that
>is not a legal modifier so that we dont have to worry about it ever
>again.

We just had that discussion with respect to letters immediately following
numeric literals.  That (along with the dots after numerics) was what
prompted Jesse's paean to backward compatibility.

-zefram

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