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David Golden
September 4, 2011 21:18
Re: [ #70622] Versions Disappear
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On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 1:51 AM, David E. Wheeler <> wrote:
> I think if I had noticed this thread before I would have argued with David Golden about this point. It seems to me that a version object is far more useful in general than whatever crap happened to be put into $VERSION -- and the latter can be fetched directly, anyway.

Version objects are far more useful to others who consume $VERSION,
but module authors may reasonable expect $VERSION not to be modified
from outside their own code.  That was the crux of my argument and
I'll stick with it, annoyances as you cite to the contrary.

-- David

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