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From:
Deven T. Corzine
Date:
November 29, 2012 02:14
Subject:
Re: RFC: Removing several undocumented functions from the Perl core
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On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 9:09 PM, David Golden <xdg@xdg.me> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 5:31 PM, Karl Williamson
> <public@khwilliamson.com> wrote:
> > I propose removing them.
>
> +1
>
> Unrelated benefit... *actually* going ahead and changing APIs marked
> as "use at your own risk" makes such threats more credible, which will
> reduce future breakage when people use undocumented APIs.
>
> David
>
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Another vote for removing them.  Anyone who uses undocumented functions
despite the warnings should be prepared for them to change or disappear
without further warning.

Deven

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