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November 26, 2010 04:47
Re: [PATCH] deprecate ?PATTERN?
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On 26 November 2010 12:26, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:
> The source code to perl is available.
> There is no reason why the projects (or firms) can't support the older version
> they need. Patch build fixes only.
> My comments here are really about who is paying.
> I'd argue that the external projects are expecting a lot for free.
> Sure, it lowers *their* total cost if the volunteers maintaining the core
> language never deprecate *anything*, but they are externalising costs,
> because they don't contribute to helping bare the cost of this.


perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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