ambrus has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

According to perl-5.8.1/pod/perldelta.pod the v-strings might be deprecated in later versions of perl. I do not understand why. I use v-strings on command line because v10 is much easier to input on keyboard then "\n". Pascal has a similar feature, the Pascal folks can write "hello world".v10 like this: 'hello world'#10