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Ricardo Signes
December 11, 2014 17:11
Re: *-couragement of $^V
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* David Golden <> [2014-12-11T10:07:32]
> My point was that -- at some point in the future -- 5.8 will be behind us.
> At which point, comparison against $^V is a little more dwimmy.

Can you tell me when/how it's more DWIMmy?  I wasn't suggesting $] only because
it's backcompat, but also because it has always done what I expected, while $^V
has more often surprised me.

I didn't think this was like "don't use any new features" because I didn't see
any real value in $^V.  Is the value, specifically, that you can compare $^V to
a version object with "those semantics" applying, or something else?



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