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From:
Peter Rabbitson
Date:
February 6, 2013 16:16
Subject:
Re: Perl 7 or Perl 2013?
Message ID:
20130206161553.GA15191@rabbit.us
On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 05:07:34PM +0100, demerphq wrote:
> On 6 February 2013 16:40, Peter Rabbitson <rabbit-p5p@rabbit.us> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 04:22:17PM +0100, Ovid wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> No worries: I have my asbestos undies on for responses to this post:
> >> http://blogs.perl.org/users/ovid/2013/02/perl-7.html
> >>
> >> In that I asked about the pros and cons of renaming Perl 5 to Perl 7. Toby
> >> Inkster suggested Perl 2013 (and so on).
> >
> > The 20xx sounds too much like a bad 80's movie to me :) Let's stick with
> > P5 v20.0
> 
> I think this is a sane solution. Make it clear that Perl 5.14.2 is
> actually Perl5 v14.2, which for all intents and purposes is the case.
> 

Furthermore perl itself says so if you squint:

rabbit@Ahasver:~$ perl -v

This is perl 5, version 14, subversion 2 (v5.14.2) built for x86_64-linux-thread-multi-ld

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