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Re^9: RFC: "assignary" operator ?= : (backward compatibility)

by shmem (Chancellor)
on Dec 10, 2019 at 13:18 UTC ( #11109918=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^8: RFC: "assignary" operator ?= : (rareness)
in thread RFC: "assignary" operator ?= :

Backwards compatibility?

Core modules need not to be written in a backaward compatible way in terms of operators they use. The core must be backward compatible wrt third party modules and existing code bases outside of itself.

perl -le'print map{pack c,($-++?1:13)+ord}split//,ESEL'
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Re^10: RFC: "assignary" operator ?= : (backward compatibility)
by LanX (Archbishop) on Dec 10, 2019 at 13:38 UTC
    I'd say most core modules are older than the // operator.

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