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June 30, 2009 11:45
Re: Perl 5.10.1
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On Tuesday 30 June 2009 11:25:24 Nicholas Clark wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 11:23:30AM -0700, chromatic wrote:

> > On Tuesday 30 June 2009 11:18:09 Nicholas Clark wrote:

> > > But, again, I declare that I've retired from doing releases, so if
> > > people want this, they're going to have to volunteer themselves,
> > > volunteer their companies resources, pay a third party firm to do this,
> > > or self-organise into a collective to recruit and retain paid staff to
> > > do it.

> > Like Jonathan Leto did?

> Did he? I don't remember him using the word volunteer. *You* did.

You may be right; I don't remember the words he used.

I do remember that he bundled up a Git snapshot into something that someone 
with release authority could have released as Perl 5.10.1.

Setting aside all quibbles over terminology, isn't that the kind of volunteer 
initiative you so often ask for?

-- c

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