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David Golden
September 29, 2011 04:00
Re: Perl 5.16 and Beyond.
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On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:26 PM, Jesse Vincent <> wrote:
>> I think it might be easier (wiser?) to explicitly include things into
>> the promise as they seem feasibly rather than make a blanket promise
>> and then give exceptions.
> Hrm. To me, that feels a lot like what we've already been doing.

The difference is that this would be only true under a version
stricture:  "If you say C<use v5.16>, then if your code compiled under
v5.16, it will continue to compile under any subsequent Perl."

That doesn't make any behavior guarantees and thus I suspect the
number/magnitude of exceptions will be fewer/less.

-- David

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