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Tom Molesworth via perl5-porters
January 26, 2022 00:57
Re: Pre-RFC: Improve “wide character” warnings
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On Wed, 26 Jan 2022 at 07:54, Scott Baker <> wrote:

> I love both of these suggestions. Let me put on my Perl novice hat and
> respond directly:
>    1.
>    One of my favorite things about git is that when something is wrong
>    with your working state, or you issue an incorrect command, git tells
>    you not only that there is an error, but also what the most likely fix is.
>    This has saved me numerous times from having to stop what I’m doing and
>    Google the specific error. Simple one line errors suggestions like that can
>    save a lot of time and frustrations.
> indeed - and there's precedent for this in the `(you may need to install
the XYZ module)` error shown when trying to use/require a module that isn't

RFC seems unnecessary for this - might as well go straight for the Github
pull request? As long as the extra text goes at the end of the warning, the
change does not seem overly controversial!

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