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Re: Warnings, strict, and CPAN

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From:
Peter Scott
Date:
February 17, 2001 11:23
Subject:
Re: Warnings, strict, and CPAN
Message ID:
4.3.2.7.2.20010217111425.00b372e0@psdt.com
At 02:47 AM 2/17/01 -0500, schwern@pobox.com wrote:
> > >Yes, but like it or not, they have over 10 years of precedent behind
> > >them.  We're used to this situation, the screaming has already been
> > >done, the scabs are healed over.  Let's not pick at them.
> >
> > I've always picked at 'em... in any case, the mandate for Perl 6 design 
> was
> > to consider everything fair game, within user-defined reason.
>
>Yes, but its questionable which one is "better".  Given a fresh start
>writing a new language, I'd definately say warnings by default.  I'd
>also say arrays should start at one, not zero.  But we've got a large
>and diverse community to deal with.
>
>This is very much a 6.0 of one, 12.0/2.0 of another type of situation.

Okay, I think we should agree to disagree at this point and back away from 
the keyboards... I've made my best arguments and I hate reruns.  By now 
everyone knows what we both think and they're probably sick of it to boot.
--
Peter Scott
Pacific Systems Design Technologies


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