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Darren Duncan
October 4, 2021 01:43
Re: state of perl5 + PSC actions
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I see no mention of the changes for formally marking scalars as logical 
booleans, so does that mean its merged and done and a sure thing? -- Darren Duncan

On 2021-10-03 1:11 p.m., Ricardo Signes wrote:
> Porters,
> I wanted to provide a run-through of where I think we're at right now with a 
> number of things that have been proposed or discussed.  The contentious change 
> freeze is set for January 1, 2021.  I'll also be posting a summary of status of 
> various ongoing experiments, soon.
>   * *use v5.36 means ASCII only**:* seems generally accepted, no code yet
>   * *make postderef_qq default-on:* we have a plan, no code yet
>   * *rationalizing use vX-with-no-strict: *we have a plan, no code yet
>   * *foreach (VARS) (LIST):* implemented, waiting to merge?
>   * *deprecate defined/exists on array elements:*  contentious
> With a few of the above, the ship we're in is "we seem to have agreed to do 
> something, but no one has stepped forward to say they'd do it.  While the "we 
> have a plan and no code" items are things I am personally in favor of, you may 
> recall that I basically don't write C code, and so you can't count on me, here.
> Who, if anybody, would like to take on any of these?
> -- 
> rjbs

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