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Re: Why will v-strings be deprecated

by broquaint (Abbot)
on Oct 01, 2003 at 14:28 UTC ( #295640=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Why will v-strings be deprecated

The v-strings must die! thread on the p5p mailing list gives a pretty good summary of the whys and wherefores of the deprecation of v-strings.

HTH

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broquaint

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Re: Re: Why will v-strings be deprecated
by bart (Canon) on Oct 01, 2003 at 16:09 UTC
    I think that this quote from that P5P message applies perfectly to the OP's usage:
    Further, people keep finding edge cases with v-strings and using them wrong.
    v-strings are not intended to compose Ascii characters with.
Re^2: Why will v-strings be deprecated (summary)
by tye (Sage) on Oct 01, 2003 at 19:23 UTC

    To save time, you can jump right to the summary and then hit "Thread Next" to get the nail in the coffin (where the creator of v-strings admits that they must go).

                    - tye

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