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From:
Sawyer X
Date:
December 21, 2017 16:53
Subject:
Re: Perl 5.27.7 is released
Message ID:
77a5c73e-dc3e-4838-c951-651059057c7a@gmail.com


On 12/21/2017 02:29 PM, James E Keenan wrote:
> 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/ .

I don't know how long it took to sync, but they are available now.

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