[sf-perl] Perl 5.12

Fred Moyer fred at redhotpenguin.com
Mon Apr 5 15:23:33 PDT 2010

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Tatsuhiko Miyagawa <miyagawa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 3:12 PM, Paul Makepeace
> <Paul.Makepeace at realprogrammers.com> wrote:
>> I interpreted that to mean "use strict;" is on by default and thought
>> "holy cow".
>>> http://search.cpan.org/~jesse/perl-5.12.0-RC3/pod/perl5111delta.pod
>> However I don't see anything in there that's remotely like that; just
>> that deprecated language features get a warning. Is that what you
>> meant?
> No, http://search.cpan.org/~jesse/perl-5.12.0-RC3/pod/perl5120delta.pod#Implicit_strictures
> is the right document you should look at.

Thanks for the correction, I saw that in the tarball but linked to the
wrong delta on search.cpan.

> Implicit stricture means when you say "use 5.12.0" it automatically
> enables strict, in addition to bringing in new language features. It
> doesn't enable strict to scripts without them.

That's what I meant by 'on by default'.  It reminded me of some of the
Perl6 features.

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