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Re: smartmatch/switch deprecation for 5.28

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From:
Leon Timmermans
Date:
December 31, 2017 09:47
Subject:
Re: smartmatch/switch deprecation for 5.28
Message ID:
CAHhgV8hOvyWSNWCSdvJgfKU71d=cdwmftWW93H_vFMb45kYzUw@mail.gmail.com
On Sat, Dec 30, 2017 at 6:16 PM, Zefram <zefram@fysh.org> wrote:
> They'd want a deprecation to give them notice to rewrite their code
> for portability across the smartmatch change.

But why would they want their code to break? Why would they want to
have to rewrite?

> They'd want the process
> of changing smartmatch to move forward so that they can get a language
> feature that's coherent and usable

To many people it's already quite usable if you limit yourself to the
dumb parts.

> which p5p is willing to maintain.

That's about p5p, not about our users.

Leon

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