Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of ParrotDeprecationsFor2.9

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08/27/10 04:54:30 (11 years ago)
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  • ParrotDeprecationsFor2.9

    v7 v8  
    6565== Remove CodeString PMC == 
    6666 
    67 See #1633 
    68  
     67''See #1633 
     68'' 
    6969=== Description === 
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    71 The CodeString pmc has  been removed. 
    72  
     71''The CodeString pmc has  been removed. 
     72'' 
    7373=== Rationale === 
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    75 See #1633. With the switch to immutable strings, CodeString became very expensive, as it did a lot of string concatenations. 
    76  
     75''See #1633. With the switch to immutable strings, CodeString became very expensive, as it did a lot of string concatenations. 
     76'' 
    7777=== Replacement === 
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    79 As a replacement for the .emit() functionality, instead use .append_format() in StringBuilder.  Only difference from emit() is that newlines are not automatically appended, so you'll have to add them manually. 
     79''As a replacement for the .emit() functionality, instead use .append_format() in StringBuilder.  Only difference from emit() is that newlines are not automatically appended, so you'll have to add them manually. 
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    81 Charname_to_ord is now an opcode: find_codepoint. The other methods that were provided are now part of PCT (and are probably not needed directly). 
     81Charname_to_ord is now an opcode: find_codepoint. The other methods that were provided are now part of PCT (and are probably not needed directly).''