[tpm] Article on the future of Perl

Adam Prime adam.prime at utoronto.ca
Tue Jan 13 19:34:11 PST 2009

James E Keenan wrote:

> I remember Piers as a commanding presence, physically and intellectually
> :-), at YAPCs past, particularly in Boca Raton and Paris in 2003.
> The point where I would quarrel with him is when he cites some unnamed
> other source as characterizing Perl 5.10.0 as a 'testing' release.  I
> never heard anyone describe it like that.  Quite to the contrary, I just
> did an upgrade to Ubuntu 8.10 last week, and I was pleasantly surprised
> to see that their default Perl was 5.10.  I doubt that they would have
> included 5.10 in the distro if they felt it was still a 'testing' release.

I believe that would be in reference to this:


Which states that 5.10.0 is a testing release.


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