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Father Chrysostomos
December 31, 2017 01:07
Re: We need a language design process.
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> On Sun, Dec 31 2017, Dan Book jotted:
> > Experimental status was not designed to be used this way. It's intended
> > that new features will be added under that umbrella so that users are aware
> > it could be changed without a deprecation period. That it was retroactively
> > applied for smartmatch and lexical $_ only occurred because those features
> > were introduced before Perl had an experimental features policy.
> So we shouldn't grandfather any sort of features that used to be
> non-experimental as "deprecated"?

What is that sentence supposed to mean?

> Which would mean...

I do not understand the rest of your message, either.

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