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Nicholas Clark
Date:
April 28, 2008 08:51
Subject:
Re: A non-scientific survey Re: 5.6.x
Message ID:
20080428155142.GH84051@plum.flirble.org
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 04:47:18PM +0100, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 10:38:43AM -0400, Jesse Vincent wrote:
> > Would any list member who is still using Perl 5.6 in production please 
> > speak up?
> 
> Well, for a recent consulting gig, the customer wanted me to parse XML
> files using 5.005 and no external modules....

But had they found a bug in 5.005_$version, what would they have done?

  Hoped for 5.005_05, and installed that?
  Wanted just a patch for 5.005_$version that just fixed that bug?
  Wanted to work round it - "there's no way we're upgrading that"?

Nicholas Clark

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