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Re: [ #70622] Versions Disappear

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Father Chrysostomos
September 11, 2011 13:48
Re: [ #70622] Versions Disappear
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John Peacock wrote:
> Loading in any release of Perl prior to 5.10.0 changes one
> and only one global behavior, and it is one that MUST be changed in
> order for version objects to function.  This isn't a high level argument
> about purity of code or what can or cannot be changed by aftermarket
> CPAN modules.  This is cold hard fact.

How about skipping the override on 5.10+?

On the other hand, I would not consider it unreasonable for
UNIVERSAL::VERSION to make an exception for v-strings, for compatibil-
ity with 5.10-14.

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