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January 24, 2013 07:05
RE: perlopentut modernization
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> From: Alexander Hartmaier [] 
> so I've simply attached it instead.

IMO  - "modernization" must remove all mentions of "as of perl 5.6.0"
This phrase  actually suggest that user sometimes uses 5.005 and is
afraid of version compatibility between these.....

OTOH 5.005 didn't had "open my $fh", hence - this is dubtless an overlook.

Here are examples from attached patch, but original "pod" probably has many more:

 perl-5.6.x introduced a version of piped open that executes a process

 C<open>'s first argument can be a reference to a filehandle.  As of
-perl 5.6.0, if the argument is uninitialized, Perl will automatically
+Perl 5.6.0, if the argument is uninitialized, Perl will automatically
 create a filehandle and put a reference to it in the first argument,
 like so:

(IMO upcasing "perl" to "Perl" is a user preference - which do not coincide with mine, and I would be more happy if other opinions are respected and such places kept unchanged)

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