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Dan Book
May 28, 2021 23:05
Re: use v5.36; use warnings;
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On Fri, May 28, 2021 at 6:55 PM Ricardo Signes <>

> Porters,
> Here's an almost simple one:
> I propose that use v5.36 turns on, in addition to strictures and the
> feature bundle, warnings.  Specifically, behaves the same as "use warnings".

Absolutely, +1000, should have been done years ago.

> I'm torn on whether I think it should behave like the "use vX" behavior of
> strict, whereby "no strict; use v5.30" does NOT enable strictures.
> Probably, just for the sake of reducing the number of exceptions -- but if
> we fold more things into use vX, we need to decide if they all need to be
> tracked this way.

I think it's a good idea, this was done for a reason, and I can't think of
a reason someone would write this to turn strict/warnings back on rather
than "use strict; use warnings;".


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