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Tony Cook via RT
August 6, 2013 00:15
[perl #117087] forbid empty parts in package names
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On Sun Aug 04 23:37:20 2013, sprout wrote:
> On Sun Aug 04 19:02:50 2013, tonyc wrote:
> > Unless someone else speaks up I plan to apply it as is (with whitespace
> > fixes.)
> Are we going to apply it before we have even discussed why we are
> deprecating this, i.e., what problem we are trying to solve?
> Also, deprecating leading :: except when a sub with that name exists
> doesn’t make sense to me.  That’s deprecating something except when
> people use it.

I'm not too worried either way about the deprecation, but I didn't find
your arguments all that convincing.

I don't have a problem with more discussion, though I feel a bit bad for
Brian over the work he's done on the patch if it doesn't go ahead.


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