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Sawyer X
May 28, 2017 20:44
Re: perldelta [ was: Re: Perl 5.26.0-RC1 is now available!]
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On 05/24/2017 03:58 PM, 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).

OS X is the previous name for macOS.
Darwin is the core components for the macOS operating system.
(I was confused by this and had to look it up.)

I merged all of them under Darwin, assuming the differences are not
enough to matter. Objections?

> Similarly, there are separate entries for
>     =item Windows
>     =item Win32
> should these all be under 'Windows'?

Win32 is the name of the Windows API for 32bit-specific stuff. Also a
subtle difference since Win32 is often used instead for Windows.

I merged this under Windows.

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