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Jesse Vincent
Date:
September 30, 2011 14:59
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Re: Speak up now about your use of EBCDIC or WE WILL REMOVE IT in a future release of Perl
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613F8D47-E5AA-4DE0-B17F-185CE682DDC9@fsck.com

On Sep 30, 2011, at 5:42 PM, Craig A. Berry wrote:

> OK, but when IBM says that their port (presumably the 5.8.7 one that's
> available) is "separate from the open source code base" doesn't that
> imply that the source is *not* available?

It's imprecise language that could mean any number of things. As Jarkko pointed out, IBM _have_ contributed a number of patches related to z/OS to p5p over the years.

http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2006-08/msg00199.html 

- Jesse
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