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Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
June 29, 2020 09:05
Re: Announcing Perl 7
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On Mon, 29 Jun 2020 09:56:10 +0100
"Paul \"LeoNerd\" Evans" <> wrote:

> On Sun, 28 Jun 2020 03:39:52 -0500
> Todd Rinaldo <> wrote:
> > Easily. They check $].  
> Todd, please explain how github's syntax highlighter checks the value
> of $] when highlighting a .pm file.
> Or for that matter even How will our own infrastructure
> know what version of perl syntax rules to be using when highlighting
> our own code?

Also for that matter; how will perlcritic/perltidy know?

I surely hope we are not going to end up with source-code tooling that
presumes that the version of Perl *running* the tooling must equal the
version of Perl that source code targets. I would hate to have to run
all of my tooling under perl5 just because I am working on a .pm file
that needs to be dual-life and target perl5 as well as perl7.

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