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Andreas Koenig
January 31, 2017 12:38
Re: Why is \c` deprecated?
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>>>>> On Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:51:02 +0100, Sawyer X <> said:

   > 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
   > argument...


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