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Re: Why is \c` deprecated?

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Sawyer X
January 31, 2017 11:51
Re: Why is \c` deprecated?
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On 01/29/2017 09:14 PM, 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.

Are you asking why it is a deprecation vs. a continuous warning?

"it's been around since perl 4" is, in and of itself, not a convincing

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