LPM: perldoc perlerrors

Matt Cashner sungo at earthling.net
Tue Aug 29 16:51:48 CDT 2000

On Tue, 29 Aug 2000 ken.rietz at asbury.edu wrote:

> How about a compromise? Create something like a header file that defines
> for now, and use only the symbolic values in the code. Then change the
> header for Perl 6.

we are talking about documentation here arent we? i wasnt talking about
writing code dependant on that feature but rather documenting this
feature.  because someone someday will be given a crap load of perl5 code
that depends on system's return value and (if 6 changes this
drastically) wonder what in the world their predessor (sp??) was
thinking. (I speak from experience here but in relation to perl4-ish
code.)  so documentation of this feature might be nice.  but yeah, i
agree. dont write production code that is dependant on a feature you know
will probably change in the next few years.

Matt Cashner
Web Applications Developer
Creative Group (http://www.cre8tivegroup.com)
sungo at earthling.net | Codito, ergo sum

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