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Sawyer X
March 30, 2017 09:16
Re: The tricky issue of do()
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On 03/30/2017 10:57 AM, Kent Fredric wrote:
> On 30 March 2017 at 21:45, Sawyer X <> wrote:
>> It would definitely save a lot of headache and it's just a string
>> change. (Famous last words.)
> Although I'm in favour of the change in the direction of clarity, I
> should point out that "its just a string" change happened once with
> Carp. Somebody added a "." to the strings and created a respectable
> amount of breakage :)
> ( Argument presented not as opposition, just as feedback to help
> calibrate future rationalisations around strings  )

Yeah, I remember. That was... unfortunate. :)

In this case, I'm not sure it would be as problematic, since this wasn't
a string previously released other than in a dev release.

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