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Steve Hay
November 30, 2014 12:58
Re: Cherry-picking for Perl 5.20.2
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On 29 November 2014 at 18:58, Father Chrysostomos <> wrote:
> Steve Hay wrote:
>> Perl 5.20.2 is slated for a January release, and I will shortly start
>> cherry-picking commits into maint-5.20 in preparation for it.
>> There was some discussion back in September about how best to manage
>> the voting for cherry-picks. I've responded to the last message from
>> that thread below, my conclusion being that a plain text file (*)
>> dropped into Porting/ is probably the simplest solution for now. More
>> details to follow when I've started compiling a list of cherry-pick
>> proposals to fill it up with...
> Is this any help?
> commit/branch     ticket  votes
> -------------     ------  ----------
> 4c62787           122771  sprout
> 0d42e77           122995  sprout
> sprout/maint-5.20-123029  arc sprout
> 2c1f00b           122757  sprout
> 512e01a           123198  khw sprout

Yes, but it would still be nice if the list could be viewed in a web
browser so that it's possible to click on a commit ID and bring up the
details of that commit, rather than having to endlessly copy/paste to
view the proposed cherry-picks.

How about the attached XML file? It's almost as simple as your plain
text above, but just has some noise at the start of the file, which is
embedded XSL to turn it into an HTML page with the desired links when
viewied in a web browser.

I believe it's supported by all major browsers (Chrome, Firefox,
Opera, Safari) except (of course) IE. (It seems like MS are still not
interested in implementing this particular part of a 15-year-old spec:

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