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Re^2: Why version strings?

by gunzip (Pilgrim)
on Mar 28, 2011 at 15:04 UTC ( [id://895939] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Why version strings?
in thread Why version strings?

How would a version 5.10 Perl know about new syntactic features introduced in 5.14?

Isn't that rather a case for improving error messages, not imposing a requirement on every single script?

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Re^3: Why version strings?
by Corion (Patriarch) on Mar 28, 2011 at 15:16 UTC

    How would you improve the error messages for Perl 5.6, a version that was last released in 2002 (or something), today?