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Sawyer X
May 9, 2016 13:31
Re: perl v5.24.0 is now available!
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On 05/09/2016 01:39 PM, Ricardo Signes wrote:
>   As I sit here, and oftentimes, I wish
>   I could be monarch of a desert land
>   I could devote and dedicate forever
>   To the truths we keep coming back and back to.
>   So desert it would have to be, so walled
>   By mountain ranges half in summer snow,
>   No one would covet it or think it worth
>   The pains of conquering to force change on.
>   Scattered oases where men dwelt, but mostly
>   Sand dunes held loosely in tamarisk
>   Blown over and over themselves in idleness.
>   Sand grains should sugar in the natal dew
>   The babe born to the desert, the sand storm
>   Retard mid-waste my cowering caravans—
>   “There are bees in this wall.” He struck the clapboards,
>   Fierce heads looked out; small bodies pivoted.
>   We rose to go. Sunset blazed on the windows.
>   -- Robert Frost, the Black Cottage
> We are pleased to announce perl v5.24.0, the first stable release of
> version 24 of Perl 5.


> [...]
> It has been my great pleasure to contribute to the development of Perl
> for the past five major releases.  This will be my final major release.
> Thank you, everyone who has contributed to the project or offered kind
> words of support.  They have been appreciated perhaps more than has been
> adequately communicated.

Your awesomeness cannot be captured in sauce form. :)


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