develooper Front page | perl.perl5.porters | Postings from January 2017

Re: Why is \c` deprecated?

Thread Previous | Thread Next
January 29, 2017 20:41
Re: Why is \c` deprecated?
Message ID:
On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 08:14:39PM -0000, Father Chrysostomos wrote:
> It started warning in 5.14 or so, at which point I opposed the warn-
> ing.  Ever since then I have simply suppressed it in my code, since I
> think it is wrong.  Now it is a deprecation warning, and my code is
> very noisy.
> What do we gain by deprecating this behaviour that has been around
> since perl 4?
> This commit message for bfdc8cd3d5a is wrong to state that it was dep-
> recated in 5.14.  It was not deprecated until bfdc8cd3d5a.

It's listed as a deprecation in perl5140delta.pod.


Thread Previous | Thread Next Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
Comments to Ask Bjørn Hansen at | Group listing | About