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Re: [ID 20000330.052] Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.)

From:
Ilya Zakharevich
Date:
March 31, 2000 12:39
Subject:
Re: [ID 20000330.052] Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.)
Message ID:
200003312039.PAA03945@monk.mps.ohio-state.edu
Joseph N. Hall writes:
> The huge growth in the core from 5.005 to 5.6 without any serious new
> fully-operational functionality is rather disappointing to me.

It looks like you think that 5.6 is out.  It is not.  5.6.0 is a late
alpha release of 5.6.  Nothing more.

We did not even start a public beta cycle yet.  Mind boggles why it
was thought advantageous to release late-alpha-quality code as an
"official release".  With the disaster of 5.005_00 the explanation was
the pressure from commercial entities (ORA and AS).

Who was pressing Sarathy for a premature ejaculation of 5.6.0?  The
only significant timestamp I can see around is a release of PP v3
(when?).  Was it a pressure from ORA this time too?  Was it the
pressure from Larry & co?

Ilya



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