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Re: RFC 99 (v3) Standardize ALL Perl platforms on UNIX epoch

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From:
Chris Nandor
Date:
September 18, 2000 13:25
Subject:
Re: RFC 99 (v3) Standardize ALL Perl platforms on UNIX epoch
Message ID:
p05001903b5ebfdc9b342@[209.192.217.51]
At 9:08 -0700 2000.09.18, Nathan Wiger wrote:
>Chris Nandor wrote:
>>
>> >just assume "All Perl core functions should return objects", and hence
>> >the reason I wrote RFC 73. ;-)
>>
>> And it would make me stop using Perl faster than your object method could
>> be resolved.
>
>Is your concern one of?
>
>   1. Speed
>
>   2. Bloat
>
>   3. Excess burden on the programmer
>
>   4. Required knowledge of OO to complete simple scripts

Yes.

>If it's any or all of these, I'm *with you*. I think OO should be
>transparent, under the hood, you don't have to know it's there. See RFC
>159 and RFC 73 for fairly good explanations of this.

I think it shouldn't exist in core functions.

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