SPUG: bwahaaa deprecations in 5.12

Brian E. Lozier brian at massassi.com
Wed Apr 14 17:51:33 PDT 2010

Details on which libraries?

On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 5:49 PM, Andrew Sweger <andrew at sweger.net> wrote:
> Numerous Perl 4-era libraries:
> "During final testing before the release of 5.12.0, several developers
> discovered current production code using these ancient libraries, some
> inside the Perl core itself. Accordingly, the pumpking granted them a stay
> of execution. They will begin to warn about their deprecation in the
> 5.14.0 release and will be removed in the 5.16.0 release."
> Even stuff like this (the attention to detail) is why I love Perl. I can't
> help but wonder what Perl will be like in 50 years.
> --
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>                                things can go wrong at once.
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