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Shlomi Fish
April 20, 2018 16:54
Re: Perl 5.27.11 is now available!
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On Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:28:29 +0200
Sawyer X <> wrote:

>   And then, too, I had learned early to assume something dark and
>   lethal hidden at the heart of anything I loved. When I couldn't find
>   it, I responded, bewildered and wary, in the only way I knew how: by
>   planting it there myself.
>     -- Tana French, "In the Woods"
> We are hippity-hoppity happy to announce version 27.11,
> the 12th development release of version 27 of Perl 5.

thanks, Sawyer and all!

> You will soon be able to download Perl 5.27.11 from your
> favorite CPAN mirror or find it at:
> SHA1 digests for this release are:
>   ac23a22da4c24d59ace86ced5c5e4834145d0982  perl-5.27.11.tar.gz
>   3fad428f8edb46284796ea106889a0c0e603c497  perl-5.27.11.tar.xz
> You can find a full list of changes in the file "perldelta.pod" located in
> the "pod" directory inside the release and on the web at
> Perl 5.27.11 represents approximately 4 weeks of development since Perl
> 5.27.10 and contains approximately 440,000 lines of changes across 200 files
> from 21 authors.
> Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there were
> approximately 440,000 lines of changes to 88 .pm, .t, .c and .h files.
> Perl continues to flourish into its third decade thanks to a vibrant
> community of users and developers. The following people are known to have
> contributed the improvements that became Perl 5.27.11:

again - should it not be the "fourth" decade?

> Aaron Crane, Alexandr Savca, Chris 'BinGOs' Williams, Dagfinn Ilmari
> Mannsåker, Daniel Dragan, David Mitchell, H.Merijn Brand, James E Keenan,
> John Peacock, Karl Williamson, Marc-Philip Werner, Nicholas Clark, Pali,
> Ricardo Signes, Sawyer X, Sergey Aleynikov, Steve Hay, Todd Rinaldo, Tony
> Cook, Yves Orton, Zefram.
> The list above is almost certainly incomplete as it is automatically
> generated from version control history. In particular, it does not include
> the names of the (very much appreciated) contributors who reported issues to
> the Perl bug tracker.
> Many of the changes included in this version originated in the CPAN modules
> included in Perl's core. We're grateful to the entire CPAN community for
> helping Perl to flourish.
> For a more complete list of all of Perl's historical contributors, please
> see the F<AUTHORS> file in the Perl source distribution.
> The next major stable release of Perl 5, version 28.0, should appear in
> May 2018.
> Salutations,
> Sawyer X.

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