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Rocco Caputo
Date:
April 5, 2018 13:33
Subject:
Re: [perl #133021] Removed the word "discouraged" from threads'documentation
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On Apr 5, 2018, at 04:39, Sawyer X <xsawyerx@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Did I miss anything?

I think so.  The only part of the existing paragraph that tries to warn the reader about the difference between "supported" and "you will receive support":

"Few people ... will be able to provide help."

Even that is an understatement.  Maybe it should say "willing or able".

In the context of the discussions leading up to the change, telling people that they won't get much help is the most important part of that paragraph.  The rest of it merely attempts to justify why it has to be said.

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Rocco Caputo <rcaputo@pobox.com>
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