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From:
Matthew O. Persico
Date:
May 2, 2003 17:09
Subject:
Re: $VERSION Update and Questions
Message ID:
20035220912.705217@mopxp
On Sat, 3 May 2003 01:41:44 +0200, Abigail wrote:

[snip]

>I've seen many systems that have several Java environments running on
>the same host - some different, some equivalent. Often it's because
>an application either comes with its own environment, or because it's
>demanding a specific environment. In my experience, it works better
>than
>juggling all possible requirements from a bunch of applications into
>a
>single environment.
>
>I think this should be the case for Perl too. It should not be a
>problem
>to have 5.005_03, 5.6.1 and 5.8.0 running on the same box.
>Technically,
>it's not a problem. It's just the mindset of people.
>

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Matthew O. Persico




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