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in thread use feature 'postderef'; # Postfix Dereference Syntax is coming in 5.20
"except when"? No, I think it's more like they're going down the path of "given when" <rimshot/>
I understand the desire to improve perl, but I don't feel like this particular change offers any benefits. I sincerely hope, though, that it doesn't cause me as much grief as smart match.
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