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Re^3: Mocking isa under Test::Deep (sentinel)by BrowserUk (Pope)
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A more accurate summary would be ...
I'll take your word on that. I just looked through it all again and I can see that my original conclusion was less than the full story.
That said, the breaking change is to Test::Deeply; appears (to me) to be digging into the guts of perl (via Scalar::Util::blessed()) to prevent their users from using fairly ordinary OO techniques to bypass their checks; and breaking stuff that worked for their users, all for the sake of the unjustified* and nebulous goal of 'improvement' of their own code base.
That's akin to Stanley embossing a weak point on the shafts of their screwdrivers to prevent users from using them as levers.
(*As in, not explained anywhere I could find.)
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