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Sawyer X
May 18, 2016 20:31
Re: [perl #120085] [EXPERIMENT] lexical subroutines
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I don't see a reason to keep this experimental.

On 05/12/2016 10:03 PM, Father Chrysostomos via RT wrote:
> On Thu May 12 07:48:09 2016, wrote:
>> On Wed, May 11, 2016, at 13:08, Ricardo SIGNES via RT wrote:
>>> What, if anything, is preventing this from leaving experimental status?
>>> (I've been using these more lately, and I am still happy.)
>> Maybe I can throw some questions out from this issue.
>> "Do they deparse?" is the main question I'm seeing.
> They do deparse, as of 5.22, except for the bizarre edge cases in lexsub.t.  I don’t think the remaining cases need to block it.
>> Others questions I see are that there are problems with the callchecker
>> related to these subs (which may already be solved), and setting
> Reading, not setting.
>> a
>> prototype at runtime.
> Those are solved.  The prototype-reading problem was a misunderstanding.
>> Which, if any, of these do we want to make official requirements to make
>> this unexperimental? Or do we just say 'We've had enough time, Mikey
>> likes it, so it's unexperimental now."
> Ticket #123367, as I said before.  Other than that, I think the implementation is stable enough.  A year ago I would certainly not have thought so.

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