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Re: [perl #130497] Revert "Unescaped left brace in regex" fatality

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Dave Mitchell
March 20, 2017 14:29
Re: [perl #130497] Revert "Unescaped left brace in regex" fatality
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On Wed, Feb 08, 2017 at 10:19:25AM -0800, James E Keenan via RT wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:18:13 GMT, khw wrote:
> [snip]
> > I think that by making this portion of the unescaped '{' fatal in
> > 5.26, we will lessen the chances that the final portion will create
> > problems in future releases.
> I agree with that.  It will also give us a feel for the scope of the
> problems we'll face with fatalizations/new exceptions in 5.28 and 5.30.

If I've read this thread correctly, there is now a consensus that the
new fatal warning should be kept for 5.26.0. Unless anyone objects, I'll
remove this ticket from the 5.26.0 blockers in a few days time.

Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you
take into account Hofstadter's Law.

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