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July 25, 2014 06:13
Re: New feature proposal : <<>> to disable magic open of ARGV
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On 24 July 2014 19:13, Ricardo Signes <> wrote:

> * Rafael Garcia-Suarez <> [2014-07-24T11:51:40]
> > I believe that this was discussed here some years ago, and that this
> > was suggested by TomC. Anyway, I pushed a patch on rgs/nomagicopen.
> > The patch is incomplete as it lacks docs and tests. I welcome feedback
> > on the intent of the feature.
> Gut reaction after 30s while sitting in a conference session:
> I like the feature, but I think it might be too small a change to pick up
> a new
> operator.  What about a pragma/feature?
Unless you have a use for the <<>> operator I dont see your point at all.

And I am saddened the first reply to Rafaels proposal was a bike-shed
comment, and from the pumpking too.

We should just vote up or vote down proposals. No more bike-shedding.
Either you have a patch that is an alternative that we can consider or you
should vote no and we should let the majority win.


perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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