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Item7883: EasyTimelinePlugin not working with Perl 5.26 and newer

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EasyTimelinePlugin doesn't work with Perl 5.26 and newer. This is because it has tools/EasyTimeline.pl, which has multiple instances of "defined @array" and "defined %hash". Both are unsupported by Perl 5.26 and newer. They are to be replaced with "@array" and "%hash" respectively.

In addition, there is a room for improvement with debug output. If debugging is enabled, commonTagsHandler() of the plugin puts "EasyTImelinePlugin::commonTagsHand( web_name, topic_name )" at the very beginning. That's not useful because it's geven to have commonTagsHandler() of a plugin called. It's way more useful if handleTimeline() puts all of its arguments to the debug log.

-- TWiki:Main/HideyoImazu - 2020-03-04

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Summary EasyTimelinePlugin not working with Perl 5.26 and newer
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.HideyoImazu
Codebase ~twiki4
SVN Range TWiki-6.1.0-trunk, Thu, 29 Aug 2019, build 30672
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Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed
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Checkins TWikirev:30712
TargetRelease n/a
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Topic revision: r3 - 2020-03-05 - HideyoImazu
 
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