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Father Chrysostomos
May 21, 2016 19:37
Whither encoding::warnings?
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Whither encoding::warnings?

I tried removing ${^ENCODING}, but tests for encoding::warnings fail.
See the sprout/encoding branch.

Before working on this any further, I need to ask what the plan is for

Reading the POD of the module, I don't really understand its purpose.
It seems to be based on a faulty understanding of Perl's Unicode
model, probably reinforced by's model, which never really
made sense to me.

Do we need to put encoding::warnings through a deprecation cycle?  Or
can we simply disable it (or make it a no-op) for Perl 5.26 onwards?

Much work has been put into making sure that accidental upgrading of
"\xff" to "\N{0+FF}" will have no ill effects; hence, warning about
that seems unnecessary.

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