[tpm] Article on the future of Perl
G. Matthew Rice
matt at starnix.com
Wed Jan 14 09:03:50 PST 2009
On Tue, 2009-01-13 at 21:54 -0500, James E Keenan wrote:
> 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.
8.10 isn't an Ubuntu LTS (long-term support) release. 8.04 is and
includes 5.8. I find Ubuntu (non-LTS) is like the Fedora of the debian
world. "let's throw it in and see how it works."
That said, I'll be happy when they all go to 5.10 :)
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