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Ricardo Signes
December 12, 2011 12:28
Re: DAVEM TPF bug-grant report #90,#91
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* Dave Mitchell <> [2011-12-12T06:31:36]
> On Thu, Dec 08, 2011 at 09:44:09AM -0500, Ricardo Signes wrote:
> > I've been watching the (??{...}) work with interest.  It's been marked
> > experimental for ages, in part (I have assumed) because of its general
> > twitchiness.  I've been wondering whether it will soon-ish be ready to be a
> > stable, non-experimental feature.
> Well, if this code gets into 5.16, it should still be marked as
> experimental then, because I'm bound to have introduced lots of new bugs.
> But hopefully these will be small easy to fix bugs, rather than the
> current 'designed totally wrong from the outset' mess. So if there aren't
> any problems, maybe mark as stable in 5.18?

Cool.  I'm not in a rush to change its status, but I'm enjoying watching things
get sorted out (more conceptually than the code fixing).  I'm sure there's
plenty of other conceptual clarification needed.  The suggestion of /[$qr]/ was
a good one, for example.

I look forward to seeing this work continue.  Thanks again for your willingness
to slog through it!


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