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Joshua ben Jore
May 25, 2011 23:02
Re: [PATCH] export store_cop_label
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On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 12:48 PM, Jan Dubois <> wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Apr 2011, Reini Urban wrote:
>> 2011/4/13 Jan Dubois <>:
>>> On Tue, 12 Apr 2011, Reini Urban wrote:
>>>> contains the full store_cop_label patch.
>>> Thanks!  I've attached a comment on github that the symbol should be
>>> marked with "A" and not "EX" if you want to use it from outside the
>>> core distribution.
>> I only see it useful for the compilers, so EX.
> B::C is not in ext/ inside the core, so "EX" does not apply. If you want
> to use it from CPAN, is has to be "A". From the core point of view,
> nothing on CPAN is "more special" than everything else.
> Claiming upfront that you intend to ignore the spirit of the rules
> anyways just makes it so much harder to get your patch accepted, so
> please don't do that!

There's utility in exposing things but not making promises about
stable APIs. If that's the point to this change, then I find sympathy
with it.


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