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Legacy Perl $pkg'var should die
Maintainer: Nathan Wiger <email@example.com> Date: 8 Aug 2000 Last Modified: 15 Sep 2000 Mailing List: firstname.lastname@example.org Number: 71 Version: 2 Status: Frozen
Perl used to use $pkg'var instead of the modern $pkg::var. This is still in Perl 5. It's gotta go.
Damian worried that this would mean Klingon.pm would no longer be portable to Perl 6. He failed to convince other people on the list that this was actually a bad thing. ;-) (kidding!!)
Camel-3 p. 60 reminded me of this.