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David Landgren
April 28, 2008 14:03
Re: A non-scientific survey Re: 5.6.x
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David Landgren a écrit :
> Gabor Szabo a écrit :
>> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 5:38 PM, Jesse Vincent <> wrote:
>>>>> Site configuration information for perl v5.6.2:
>>>> 5.6.0 came out over 8 years ago.
>>>> a: What's our policy on attempting to support it?
>>>> b: What's the diplomatic answer to the bug report as a result of that?
>>>  Would any list member who is still using Perl 5.6 in production please
>>> speak up?
> Ich.
>> I have two clients where they are still using 5.6.x and one that still 
>> uses
>> 4.x in some places.... I don't think either of those would report a 
>> bug in
>> their version of perl. They are ok with whatever they have and whenever
>> I am asked - they think I am an expert :-) - I tell them not to expect 
>> any
>> bug fixes as all those bugs were probably fixed in 5.8.x or 5.10.x.
> Yep, all my timesheet, invoicing, financial analysis, reporting and more 
> at work is all written using 5.6.2. There is a *lot* of code.

erm, note to future recruiters searching my name on the web... when I 
say "my code", I don't mean "code I wrote", rather "code other people 
wrote that I am (now) responsible for"...


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