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From:
Johan Vromans
Date:
September 14, 2011 07:58
Subject:
Re: Perl 5.16 and Beyond.
Message ID:
m2litrdvco.fsf@phoenix.squirrel.nl
Dave Rolsky <autarch@urth.org> writes:

> For additions of new features with new keywords, this use line will
> block the new keywords from being usable in that scope. This seems
> fairly easy, for some value of "fairly" and "easy" which I can't speak
> to, since I've never hacked on the core C code ;)

I've always wondered why the new keywords have not been added as "weak
keywords" (like "lock"). This would have avoided the need for a
feature pragma.

-- Johan

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