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Re: Does Emacs need two Perl modes?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Does Emacs need two Perl modes?
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2023 22:57:10 -0400

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  > But then there are those, like me, who tried `cperl-mode', found it too 
  > (shamlessly generalizing here) electric, dwimmy, flashy, whatever, and 
  > who ruefully returned to `perl-mode', not wanting to invest any time to 
  > de-electrify, de-dwim, de-flash `cperl-mode'.

Nobody has an obligation to do it.  Nonetheless, the Emacs developers
still do have the option of doing it.

Adding options to Cperl mode that will make it as convenient as Perl
mode (or perhaps even more so) for users like you may be less work in
the long run than maintaining Perl mode as well.

Dr Richard Stallman (https://stallman.org)
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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