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Ricardo Signes
March 7, 2013 02:27
perl 5.16.3-RC1 is available
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  Young hunks, cyberpunks
  And sweet things
  Trying hard to change your luck

  Baby thugs, bad spuds
  And mean things
  Living for today or maybe even yesterday

    -- Devo, "Devo Has Feelings Too"

We are pleased to announce perl 5.16.3-RC1, the first release candidate of the
4th maintenance release of version 16 of Perl 5.  Try saying that five times

You will soon be able to download Perl 5.16.3-RC1 from your favorite CPAN
mirror or find it at:

SHA1 digests for this release are:

  f48e43e5292e89a2cabef7734c0d99036dcc52a7  perl-5.16.3-RC1.tar.bz2
  a6783af51297086adf006b71da18d71a0666bd5d  perl-5.16.3-RC1.tar.gz

You can find a full list of changes in the file "perldelta.pod" located in
the "pod" directory inside the release and on the web.

Perl 5.16.3 represents approximately 4 months of development since Perl 5.16.2
and contains approximately 870 lines of changes across 39 files from 7 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 5.16.3:

Andy Dougherty, Chris 'BinGOs' Williams, Christian Hansen, Dave Rolsky, David
Mitchell, Michael Schroeder, Ricardo Signes, Yves Orton.

We expect to release the next major stable release of Perl 5, version 18.0 in
May, 2013.


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