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Re: Its time we set the score straight on Perl 5 and Perl 6 and debunkour own self-generated FUD.

Steve Hay
June 20, 2006 03:55
Re: Its time we set the score straight on Perl 5 and Perl 6 and debunkour own self-generated FUD.
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Adam Kennedy wrote:
> Steve Hay wrote:
>> Adam Kennedy wrote:
>>>> I've personally never heard of anyone trying to use perl on Win32 
>>>> without having libwin32 installed anyway, so including it in the 
>>>> core wouldn't change Win32 users' lives that much.  It isn't hard to 
>>>> install, being all in one bundle, and for those who can't manage 
>>>> there's always ActivePerl.
>>> *waves*
>>> Might I suggest installing Vanilla to experience what it's like, if 
>>> you have a spare hour.
>> To experience what what is like?  Do you mean "experience what 
>> installing libwin32 is like", or "experience what Vanilla Perl is like"?
> To experience what it's like having core Perl but not having libwin32 
> and none of the other Win32 modules.

Oh, I see.  Well, I've never tried that and I can't see why I'd want to. 
  As I said before, I've never heard of anyone else trying to work like 
that either.

Radan Computational Ltd.

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