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Re^8: Make $^V and "my" implicit

by Tux (Abbot)
on Feb 08, 2014 at 08:22 UTC ( #1073955=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^7: Make $^V and "my" implicit
in thread Make $^V and "my" implicit

All (big) modules depend on (part of) the toolchain, so the consensus implies what I said.

Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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Re^9: Make $^V and "my" implicit
by tobyink (Abbot) on Feb 08, 2014 at 21:03 UTC

    That's exactly what I said. All modules depend on the toolchain. That's why it's called the toolchain. The consensus that the toolchain will support 5.8.1 does not imply that other modules must. (They may however have difficulty supporting Perl versions older than 5.8.1, because their install scripts will rely on the toolchain. However, if you write your install scripts carefully, people on, say, Perl 5.6 can make do by installing older versions of key toolchain modules.)

    use Moops; class Cow :rw { has name => (default => 'Ermintrude') }; say Cow->new->name

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