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Alexander Hartmaier
January 25, 2013 00:03
Re: perlopentut modernization
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On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 8:03 AM, Konovalov, Vadim (Vadim)** CTR ** <> wrote:

> > 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:
Thanks for reviewing my patch. I agree with the Perl 5.6 references being
not helpful in a tutorial, I'll remove them in my next version of the patch.

> (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)
In the above case it was the only lowercase occurrence of "perl' and some
words later in the sentence Perl was spelled uppercase, I just wanted to
have the same capitalization to not confuse readers.

> BR,
> Vadim.

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