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Karl Williamson
November 9, 2016 20:32
Re: [perl #130010] v5.25.5-184-ga5540cf breaks texinfo
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On 11/09/2016 09:29 PM, Lukas Mai wrote:
> Am 09.11.2016 um 21:25 schrieb Karl Williamson:
>> User-defined properties are implemented by  the user defining
>> subroutines.   A subroutine need not be defined at the lexical calling
>> point.  That's why these properties need to be deferable until runtime.
> That, by itself, isn't a very convincing rationale. Attributes are 
> also implemented by the user defining subroutines, and they have to be 
> defined at the calling point.

This is the way it has already worked.  Changing it would break this 
module, and who knows how many others.

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