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Re: Perl 5.16 and Beyond.

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David E. Wheeler
September 12, 2011 10:17
Re: Perl 5.16 and Beyond.
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On Sep 12, 2011, at 9:28 AM, Jesse Vincent wrote:

> * TL;DR
> 	- New versions of Perl 5 should not break your existing software
> 	- Backward compatibility must not stop Perl 5 from evolving
> 	- From 'use v5.16' forward, Perl should start treating 'use v5.x' statements as "try to give me a Perl that looks like v5.x" rather than "give me at least v5.x"
> 	- We're awesome at modules. Where possible, we should be modularizing core features.

+1 great plan. Now comes the hard part.



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