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Yuki Kimoto
June 14, 2021 00:51
Re: PSC #024 2021-06-11
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2021-6-13 18:02 Neil Bowers <> wrote:

> *When does `isa` stop being experimental?*
> We talked about "isa", which is currently experimental[5]. I asked what
> the criteria are for dropping the experimental from this? Perlpolicy says 2
> stable releases and 1 release cycle with no design-changing bugs[6]. We
> think "isa" looks good, but has it been used, and seriously abused with all
> sorts of weird edge cases? Probably not. Nick will put together a list of
> ways to abuse interfaces in Perl, which we're hoping might end up somewhere
> in pod/, and which we’ll use to exercise isa a bit more.
I would like application users to try the isa operator to make it more
reliable. That's because CPAN can't check for isa bugs.

I would like to send a message to Perl users who are interested in the new
grammar and receive any problem reports about isa operator.

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