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Karl Williamson
November 9, 2016 20:33
Re: [perl #130010] v5.25.5-184-ga5540cf breaks texinfo
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On 11/09/2016 09:32 PM, Karl Williamson wrote:
> 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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