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Re: Working Group Proposal

Dan Sugalski
July 24, 2000 19:07
Re: Working Group Proposal
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On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, Derek J. Balling wrote:

> I'll just say that "I disagree". I don't think you should EVER have 
> to recompile your perl binary to get something a program author 
> thought would be available in THEIR perl binary.

I strongly disagree as well. Maybe (*maybe*) particular backends will have
well-defined optional pieces missing (like, say, dynaloading, or the
lexer), but that's as far as I'd like to go.

I have no problem with (and would very much like to design in from the
start) the potential to *change* or overload the way keywords work via
modules, but that's a very different thing. 

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