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From:
Sawyer X
Date:
June 26, 2018 21:28
Subject:
Perl 5.29.0 is now available!
Message ID:
38441e85-8285-a9e0-9b4d-d9ec50501dc9@gmail.com
  Courage is the only antidote for danger

    -- Erle Stanley Gardner, The Case of the Grinning Gorilla

We are happy to announce version 29.0, the 1st development release of
version 29 of Perl 5.

You will soon be able to download Perl 5.29.0 from your favorite CPAN
mirror or find it at:

https://metacpan.org/release/XSAWYERX/perl-5.29.0/

SHA1 digests for this release are:

 88ecf56469476a01db3be9a2f3c2c630348425ef  perl-5.29.0.tar.gz
 15e440c6a50453ef89ae4cd8b0e5367c1e4574d3  perl-5.29.0.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

https://metacpan.org/pod/release/XSAWYERX/perl-5.29.0/pod/perldelta.pod

Perl 5.29.0 represents approximately 1 week of development since Perl
5.28.0 and contains approximately 320,000 lines of changes across 79
files from 4 authors.

Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there
were approximately 310,000 lines of changes to 30 .pm, .t, .c and .h files.

Perl continues to flourish into its fourth decade thanks to a vibrant
community of users and developers. The following people are known to
have contributed the improvements that became Perl 5.29.0:

Abigail, James E Keenan, Karl Williamson, Sawyer X.

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 AUTHORS file in the Perl source distribution.

We expect to release version 29.1 on July 20th. The next major stable
release of Perl 5, version 28.0, should appear in May 2018.

Yours,
Sawyer X.

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