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Tomasz Konojacki
August 5, 2020 23:33
Re: Q: what the hell is going on? // A: ...
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On Thu, 06 Aug 2020 01:12:35 +0200
Tomasz Konojacki <> wrote:

> There's absolutely no indication in Perl 5.34 that, for example, the code
> that has a sub named "say" will stop working in the very next release.
> No warnings, no nothing. This is completely unacceptable.

Oops, s/5.34/5.32/

> In my opinion, the only way forward is to release Perl 5.36 which will
> add deprecation warnings for the stuff we want to remove/disable by
> default in Perl 7 and then continue making 5.x releases until we are
> actually ready to release Perl 7. That will, of course, take a few years.


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