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February 22, 2022 06:53
Re: Deprecating downgrade of `use utf8`
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On Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 04:38:56 CET, Karl Williamson <> wrote:

> There a a bunch of harmless uses of it on CPAN; I hate to deprecate and 
> force someone to change a harmless use

It's no longer harmless if it's blocking a useful upgrade to the language.

So do the pros of the outline approach significantly outweigh the advantages, do we toss the benefits because of something "harmless" on the CPAN?

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