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Re: [perl #89642] splain does not like ‘Perl folding rules...’

From:
Matthew Horsfall
Date:
July 31, 2011 18:54
Subject:
Re: [perl #89642] splain does not like ‘Perl folding rules...’
Message ID:
CAJ0K8bguEs9nzwbrGAuAQcaEKxGEO=2=f8jRvvVSUTtwPZwWuA@mail.gmail.com
A patch was introduced awhile back to fix an issue where pod2man would have
some sort of trouble with pod files that had long lines in =item:

http://code.activestate.com/lists/perl5-porters/32320/

Later on, these broken-out lines were rejoined:

http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2003-03/msg00596.html

The [;,] line is the problem; right now diagnostics.pm treats ';' and ',' as
special end-of-line characters to mean 'get more from the next line'. This
seems wrong to me, and I think
pod2man no longer has issues with long lines, so we can remove this special
processing from diagnostics.pm.

Thoughts?

-- Matthew Horsfall (alh)



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