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[perl #132270] [PATCH] pod/perlreftut.pod: keep example in tune withthe times

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From:
Father Chrysostomos via RT
Date:
October 13, 2017 03:07
Subject:
[perl #132270] [PATCH] pod/perlreftut.pod: keep example in tune withthe times
Message ID:
rt-4.0.24-10274-1507864057-849.132270-15-0@perl.org
On Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:52:21 -0700, smylers@stripey.com wrote:
> Karl Williamson writes:
> 
> > On 10/11/2017 01:54 PM, James E Keenan via RT wrote: 
> > 
> > > Hmm, perhaps we should revise this section of the doc more
> > > thoroughly to never have to refer to a U.S. president again. 
> >  
> > +1 
> 
> Attached patch replaces Barack Obama with Ada Lovelace.
> 
> I'm not sure the analogy is perfect, but this change doesn't make it any
> worse than before and at least stops it from being factually wrong (and
> requiring updating again in future).

I was going to suggest that we go ahead and change it to the next president after Trump, to avoid having to change it again so soon.  What is the likelihood that Ada Lovelace will be the next president?

\N{ZERO-WIDTH SMILEY}

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Father Chrysostomos


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