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Andy Armstrong
September 6, 2010 23:35
Re: Perl 5.12.2 is now available
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Congratulations all :)

(fabulous quote too)

On 7 Sep 2010, at 02:43, Jesse Vincent wrote:

> 	CPUs. Cayce Pollard Units. That's what Damien calls the clothing
> 	she wears. CPUs are either black, white, or gray, and ideally
> 	seem to have come into this world without human intervention.
> 	What people take for relentless minimalism is a side effect
> 	of too much exposure to the reactor-cores of fashion. This
> 	has resulted in a remorseless paring-down of what she can and
> 	will wear. She is, literally, allergic to fashion. She can
> 	only tolerate things that could have been worn, to a general
> 	lack of comment, during any year between 1945 and 2000. She's a
> 	design-free zone, a one-woman school of and whose very austerity
> 	periodically threatens to spawn its own cult.
>           -- William Gibson, /Pattern Recognition/
> It gives me great pleasure to announce Perl 5.12.2, the third stable
> release of Perl 5.12.
> Shortly, you will be able to download Perl 5.12.2 from your favorite
> CPAN mirror or from:
> SHA1 digests for this release are: 
> 75dbbdfa5bf8d4fc813503253e2b58486fa5a4eb  perl-5.12.2.tar.bz2
> c157f214a93ce20fc06dc9d9c902c05ad1327cb1  perl-5.12.2.tar.gz
> This release contains minor bug fixes and updates of several core modules,
> as well as minor documentation updates. It should be fully backward
> compatible with Perl 5.12.0 and 5.12.1.
> Perl 5.12.2 is a recommended upgrade for all users of Perl 5.12. 
> You can find a full list of changes in the file "perl5122delta.pod"
> located in the "pod" directory inside the release and on the web at:
> Perl 5.12.2 represents approximately three months of development since
> Perl 5.12.1 and contains approximately 2,000 lines of changes across
> 100 files from 36 authors.
> Perl continues to flourish into its third decade thanks to a vibrant
> community of users and developers.  The following people are known to
> have contributed the improvements that became Perl 5.12.2:
> Abigail, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason, Ben Morrow, brian d foy, Brian
> Phillips, Chas. Owens, Chris 'BinGOs' Williams, Chris Williams,
> Craig A. Berry, Curtis Jewell, Dan Dascalescu, David Golden, David
> Mitchell, Father Chrysostomos, Florian Ragwitz, George Greer, H.Merijn
> Brand, Jan Dubois, Jesse Vincent, Jim Cromie, Karl Williamson, Lars
> Dɪᴇᴄᴋᴏᴡ 迪拉斯, Leon Brocard, Maik Hentsche, Matt S Trout,
> Nicholas Clark, Rafael Garcia-Suarez, Rainer Tammer, Ricardo Signes,
> Salvador Ortiz Garcia, Sisyphus, Slaven Rezic, Steffen Mueller, Tony Cook,
> Vincent Pit and Yves Orton.
> We expect to release Perl 5.12.3 in mid-December 2010, followed by Perl
> 5.12.4 in mid-March. The next major release of Perl 5, 5.14.0 should
> appear in spring 2011.

Andy Armstrong, Hexten

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