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Re: Is the warning fatalization mechanism in fact safe (specificalyFATAL => 'ununitialized')

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From:
Peter Rabbitson
Date:
December 27, 2014 19:28
Subject:
Re: Is the warning fatalization mechanism in fact safe (specificalyFATAL => 'ununitialized')
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549F086B.4080405@rabbit.us
On 12/27/2014 03:16 PM, Rafael Garcia-Suarez wrote:
> On 27 December 2014 at 12:17, Peter Rabbitson <rabbit-p5p@rabbit.us> wrote:
>> Over the years I have heard several off-the-record remarks that the FATAL
>> warning mechanism is in fact rather broken and can not be relied upon.
>
> Sorry to stray, but --
> In my opinion fatal warnings should be removed from perl. This is possibly
> the most evilest language misfeature ever.
>

Could you please elaborate whether any of this is based on *technical* 
problems, or just language-design preference?

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