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Shlomi Fish
April 15, 2016 08:28
Re: ...and slide on the ice
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On Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:06:17 +0100
Aaron Crane <> wrote:

> 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!

I agree with everything that Aaron said, and couldn't put it better myself.
Thanks, Rik, and good luck!


	Shlomi Fish

> 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 🎃  

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