jhoblitt at ifa.hawaii.edu
Wed Nov 27 20:28:02 CST 2002
Should they still be warned if they're not using warnings? :)
On Wed, 20 Nov 2002, chromatic wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 November 2002 10:58, Curtis Poe wrote:
> > Essentially, this module will delete your program if you didn't use strict
> > (though some systems will not allow this behavior).
> > However, the ethics of this bugs me. Does anyone think that I went
> > overboard?
> Make a backup.
> Warn unless a --force switch is present.
> Doing harmful things by default, even if warnings are present, seems to be a
> bad idea.
> "The exact syntax is subject to change, of course."
> -- Larry Wall
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