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From:
David Cantrell
Date:
February 7, 2013 13:22
Subject:
Re: Perl 7 or Perl 2013?
Message ID:
20130207132243.GA1331@bytemark.barnyard.co.uk
On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 08:18:33PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 06, 2013 at 12:10:39PM -0800, Jan Dubois wrote:
> > Note that Mozilla *has* reacted to this issue by making "Extended
> > Support Releases":
> Where "Extended Support" seems to last for about 12 or 13 *months*.
> 
> That's better than nothing, but revalidation every year is still going to be
> a pain. However, you get what you pay for.

cpXXXan + CPAN-testers can easily get you three or four years. Beyond
that and you start running into problems such as incompatible compilers
and libraries on newer versions of OSes.  Not that anyone who cares that
much about stability will be upgrading their OS willy-nilly.

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