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Updated by hsbt (Hiroshi SHIBATA) about 3 years ago

 Hi, 
 
 
 
  Today, I talked with NaHi about enhancing const_missing to enable 
 
  autoload-like feature with nested modules.    But autoload itself has 
 
  fundamental flaw under multi-thread environment.    I should have remove 
 
  autoload when I added threads to the language (threads came a few 
 
  months after autoload). 
 
 
 
  So I hereby declare the future deprecation of autoload.    Ruby will 
 
  keep autoload for a while, since 2.0 should keep compatibility to 1.9. 
 
  But you don't expect it will survive further future, e.g. 3.0. 
 
 
 
  I strongly discourage the use of autoload in any standard libraries. 
 
 
 
 							 matz.

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