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Re^2: Perl format line breaking, $FORMAT_LINE_BREAK_CHARACTERS apparently ignored

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 14, 2012 at 01:46 UTC ( #993613=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl format line breaking, $FORMAT_LINE_BREAK_CHARACTERS apparently ignored
in thread Perl format line breaking, $FORMAT_LINE_BREAK_CHARACTERS apparently ignored

Sounds like a bug.

Confirmed

Its always the features that are never tested that don't work :)

not tested in bleadperl http://perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git?a=search&h=HEAD&st=grep&s=%24%3A

not tested in in perl 5.6.0

Pod::Text used it way back (but I doubt it really worked even then) but it no longer uses ir or format OUTPUT

but not tested 17 years ago in perl-5.000

Maybe it worked in perl-4, who knows, but it was never tested in perl-5, so it should probably be removed from the documentation or deprecated or something


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