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Re: [perl #126715] Deprecate barewords?

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Aristotle Pagaltzis
November 24, 2015 04:52
Re: [perl #126715] Deprecate barewords?
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* Eric Brine <> [2015-11-23 22:45]:
> It's referring to "STDERR", but STDERR is not a bareword there. "A
> word that has no other interpretation in the grammar will be treated
> as if it were a quoted string. These are known as 'barewords'." Bad
> doc.

There is exactly one place in the docs which says that, and literally
every other mention of “bareword” in the docs contradicts it – including

Bad doc, indeed.

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