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Re: getting rid of costly special featuresby BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Feb 18, 2013 at 06:00 UTC||Need Help??|
Does anyone really use features like ...
This is exactly the kind of introspective navel gazing that I think does Perl harm.
If the magical string increment was removed from perl, no one would notice any performance difference at all in their production code.
(Except those of use that do use it, and would have to re-implement it ourselves in Perl.)
But mostly, there are just so many more important issues that could occupy our time.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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