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From:
Ricardo Signes
Date:
March 31, 2021 01:44
Subject:
Re: on changing perl's behavior
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fae0925a-570c-4468-884e-07d0a860b61f@beta.fastmail.com
On Sat, Mar 27, 2021, at 5:31 PM, Dan Book wrote:
> In my opinion, none of these are reasonably doable as it stands currently, aside from deprecating the behavior that they would change.
> […]
> *fc: adds the fc keyword, both useful and risky
> 
> *say: useful and very risky
> *state: useful and very risky

Dan,

I meant to send this immediately and forgot and then suddenly I remembered.

I think there are risks here — specific ones.  But I wondered whether we are thinking about the same risks.  Could you elaborate on what risks you have in mind when you say these are "risky"?  Thanks!

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rjbs
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