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Andy Dougherty
January 31, 2012 12:45
Re: whither study()?
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On Tue, 31 Jan 2012, Nicholas Clark wrote:

> But, this is a costly feature that benefits only a few, and by implication
> steals maintainer attention from areas that benefit many or all.

For what it's worth, I agree.  Replacing study by a no-op, on balance,
would likely be a gain for Perl 5.

I'm also happy to observe that this whole discussion has been a fine 
example of weighing costs and benefits of a feature, and striving to find 
a way forward while preserving backwards compatibility.

    Andy Dougherty

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