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From:
James E Keenan
Date:
December 21, 2017 12:29
Subject:
Re: Perl 5.27.7 is released
Message ID:
56bad915-316c-1ed4-dd8e-786ff4220933@pobox.com
On 12/20/2017 06:06 PM, chris@bingosnet.co.uk wrote:
> 
>    Death looked at the sacks.
> 
>    It was a strange but demonstrable fact that the sacks of
>    toys carried by the Hogfather, no matter what they
>    really contained, always appeared to have sticking out
>    of the top a teddy bear, a toy soldier in the kind of
>    colorful uniform that would stand out in a disco, a
>    drum and a red-and-white candy cane. The actual
>    contents always turned out to be something a bit
>    garish and costing $5.99.
> 
>    Death had investigated one or two. There had been a
>    Real Agatean Ninja, for example, with Fearsome
>    Death Grip, and a Captain Carrot One-Man Night
>    Watch with a complete wardrobe of toy weapons, each
>    of which cost as much as the original wooden doll in
>    the first place.
> 
>    Mind you, the stuff for the girls was just as
>    depressing. It seemed to be nearly all horses. Most of
>    them were grinning. Horses, Death felt, shouldn't grin.
> 
>    Any horse that was grinning was planning something.
> 
>      -- "Hogfather" - Terry Pratchett
> 
> We are festively mirthful to announce version 27.7,
> the 8th development release of version 27 of Perl 5.
> 
> You will soon be able to download Perl 5.27.7 from your
> favorite CPAN mirror or find it at:
> 
> https://metacpan.org/release/BINGOS/perl-5.27.7/
> 

Is there some problem with the CPAN mirroring system?

As of the time of this message -- 13-1/2 hours from the announcement -- 
the tarballs and md5.txt, etc. files have yet to appear at, e.g., 
ftp://ftp.cpan.org/pub/CPAN/src/5.0/ .

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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