Revision history for constant

1.33    2015.04.30    RJBS (Ricardo SIGNES)
        [CODE] Updated from bleadperl:
        - Stop using
        - Allow package name in ‘use constant’ constants
        - Remove bug-inducing compile-time checking of constant values
        - Make elements of list consts read-only

1.27    2013.03.21    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [CODE] Updated from bleadperl:
         - Remove a reference to a non-existent module (Karl Williamson)
         - Make utf8 downgrading version dependent in order to avoid
           unconditional loading of (Brad Gilbert)

1.25    2013.01.19    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [CODE] Updated from bleadperl:
         - Remove 5.6-isms (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)

1.24    2013.01.07    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [CODE] Updated from bleadperl:
         - Disable the UTF8 downgrade when unnecessary (Father Chrysostomos)
         - Restore compatibility with Perl 5.8 (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
         - Skip t/utf8.t on Perl before 5.8.4 (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [DIST] Perl-RT #114050: Added meta-information in Makefile.PL to
        reflect that the module is maintained by P5P.

1.21    2011.04.18    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni) #PerlQA2011
        [CODE] Updated from bleadperl:
         - Make Unicode constants under use utf8 work again (Father Chrysostomos)
        [TESTS] Make tests pass under old Perls.

1.20    2011.04.16    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni) #PerlQA2011
        [CODE] Updated from bleadperl:
         - [perl #68640] Wrong error for undef constant name (Zefram).
        [DIST] CPAN-RT #66727: Add explicit configure_requires to Build.PL
        (David Golden).

1.19    2009.09.12    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [CODE] Optimisation: Avoid unnecessary flushing of the caller
        package's MRO cache (Nicholas Clark).
        [CODE] Optimisation: Use the internal constant _CAN_PCS to optimise
        out things that can't happen pre 5.10 (Nicholas Clark).

1.18    2009.08.18    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [CODE] Optimisation: Generate perl version-dependent regexps once,
        rather than every call to import (Nicholas Clark).
        [CODE] Optimisation: Convert perl version check in import() from
        run time to compile time (Nicholas Clark).
        [TESTS] Re-added pseudohashes tests that were removed at some point
        from bleadperl (Nicholas Clark).

1.17    2008.10.29    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [TESTS] Moved the TRAILING test from t/constant.t to t/more-tests.t
        in order to avoid FAIL reports when executed with Test::More 0.82+

1.16    2008.09.21    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [DOC] The copyright section is also the license.
        [DOC] Added a SEE ALSO section.
        [DOC] Converted files to UTF-8.
        [DOC] Improved the description in README.

1.15    2007.12.31    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [TEST] Adjusted t/constant.t to how empty prototypes are reported
        among different versions of Perl (thus fixing the FAIL reports for 
        Perl 5.8.0 to 5.8.3).

1.14    2007.12.27    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [DIST] CPAN-RT#31627: Specify core install dir in Build.PL. 
        Thanks to Michael G Schwern.

1.13    2007.12.27    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [CODE] Merged changed blead@32338: UNITCHECK is only a keyword 
        post 5.009 (Nicholas Clark).
        [DIST] Copied the sysnopsis into eg/

1.12    2007.11.06    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [DIST] CPAN-RT#30460: The module must be installed in core, not in
        site (because it get shadowed). Thanks to Imacat.

1.11    2007.09.25    SAPER (Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni)
        [CODE] Fixed code and tests so everything work under Perl 5.005.
        [DOC] Some Pod nits. Added information about current maintainers.

1.10    2007.04.19
        blead@30980: C3 MRO support (Brandon L Black).
        blead@30824: Small fix for Symbian (Jarkko Hietaniemi).

1.09    2007.03.13
        blead@30561: Inform about UNITCHECK (Joshua ben Jore).

1.08    2007.02.13
        blead@30255: Remove some debugging code (Nicholas Clark).
        blead@26502: Use Internals::inc_sub_generation() to invalidate 
          cached methods (Nicholas Clark).

1.07    2005.12.26
        blead@26487: Rework to take advantage of the space 
          savings of proxy constant subroutines whenever it can (Nicholas Clark).
        blead@26485: Factore caller() call out of the loop (Nicholas Clark).

1.06    2005.12.24
        blead@26483: Using a hash reference rather than a hash can save a 
          hash copy (Nicholas Clark).

1.05    2004.11.12
        blead@23497: Silence an unnecessary warning (Anno Siegel).

1.04    2001.07.29
        blead@12097, 11473: Major POD rewrite (Ilmari Karonen).

1.03    2001.06.29
        blead@8240: Declare multiple constants at once (Casey West).

1.02    2000.03.13
        blead@5702: Use warnings::register (Paul Marquess).
        blead@5463: Relax restrictions on constant names a bit (M J T Guy).
        blead@4905: STOP blocks have been renamed to CHECK (Gurusamy Sarathy).

1.01    1999.12.28
        blead@4718: New version of from Tom Phoenix; added Tom's 
          notes to perldelta; added STOP, DESTROY and AUTOLOAD to specials list
        blead@2029: Restore sanity to "constant" references (Gurusamy Sarathy).

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