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Re: More patching! Less whining!

April 1, 2000 06:58
Re: More patching! Less whining!
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Tom Christiansen (lists.p5p):
>We don't *need* those features for there to be a new release.  Plenty
>got done.  I challenge you to do back and look at what really
>happened for 5.N for other values of N in the (1,2,3,4,5) range.
>5.002 says "prototypes".  5.003 is marked as a "security release".
>5.004 is marked as a "maintenance release".
>You don't want perl5.6 -- you want perl6.

I think the change of version number scheme had a psychological effect on 
people as well, disguising the fact that it's only a subversion update.
My, it should be nearly 600 times better than the previous release!

Sigh.  I like to think it's just the Linux people who want to be on
the "leading edge" so bad they walk right off the precipice.
(Craig E. Groeschel) Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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