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Karl Williamson
May 24, 2017 15:19
Re: perldelta [ was: Re: Perl 5.26.0-RC1 is now available!]
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On 05/24/2017 07:58 AM, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> I've just pushed my last set of reviews of perldelta.
> A couple of things I wasn't clear about.
> In
>      =head2 Platform-Specific Notes
> there are separate entries for
>      =item Darwin
>      =item OS X
>      =item macOS (specifially macOS 10.12)
> Are all these essentially the same platform? (I'm not very familiar with
> Macs).
> Similarly, there are separate entries for
>      =item Windows
>      =item Win32
> should these all be under 'Windows'?
> Finally under
>      =head1 Reporting Bugs
> it starts off:
>      If you find what you think is a bug, you might check the articles recently
>      posted to the comp.lang.perl.misc newsgroup and the perl bug database at
>      L<>  .
> I think we've been removing mentions of newsgroups on the grounds that
> they're no longer the main goto point for perl pregrammers. I suggest I
> remove it. I'm not sure how it keeps getting there - does
> Porting/ extract it from an older perldelta?
> Finally finally, note that RC2 still contains all the
> pod/perl525*delta.pod files.

You also removed "Known Problems" in 
c0276251d7b3119f097afd4c8f3b841c8130ce6d.  I think we need more eyeballs 
to decide if those are still relevant or not.  If not relevant, then 
sure remove them.  But if they are still relevant, then I think we 
should continue to list them, perhaps with more explanation

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