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Aaron Crane
April 14, 2016 14:06
Re: ...and slide on the ice
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Rik, thanks so much for all the work you've done here, both on Perl
itself and on p5p. Your efforts have been not just highly successful
but hugely important, and you're leaving very difficult shoes to fill.
I hope you enjoy the things you focus on next!

Ricardo Signes <> wrote:
> Yesterday I released perl v5.24.0-RC1.  In around a month, we'll have v5.24.0
> released.  More or less immediately after that, I will release v5.25.0, kicking
> off the development branch for the 2017 release of Perl 5.
> That will be my last release in my four and a half year tenure as pumpking.
> There are many other things I've been hoping to work on, and I am going to
> begin focusing more of my time on those, although I will still be active in the
> Perl community.
> My first major release of perl was v5.16.0, and I am very pleased with the
> changes that we have seen since then.  When I write Perl 5 code today, I
> benefit from many of the changes made, and I am sure that we have a better perl
> today than we did five years ago.  I also believe that perl can continue to
> improve, and I look forward to seeing it happen from the comfort of the
> passenger's seat.
> Thanks, everyone, for your time, effort, and support during my time in this
> role.
> --
> rjbs 🎃

Aaron Crane **

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