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May 19, 2020 19:38
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Re: Perl moving above 5.x version numbers
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Make sense. Why not?

And who are permitted to do such global things in Perl development 
cycle? Except for Larry of course.

On 5/19/20 1:48 PM, Charlie Gonzalez wrote:
> Presently there are books referencing Perl 6 as Raku. Perhaps it's a 
> better idea to bump up to 7 ?
> 
> Charlie
> 
> On Tue, May 19, 2020, 4:35 AM Михаил Козачков <mchlkzch@gmail.com 
> <mailto:mchlkzch@gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     If Perl 6 is Raku now maybe we can use Perl 6 after Perl 5 later?
> 
>     On 5/19/20 7:54 AM, Darren Duncan wrote:
>      > Now that Raku has, or is in the process of, no longer using the Perl
>      > version namespace, has there been any serious consideration by
>     the Perl
>      > 5 Porters to start exploiting version numbers above 5.x for major
>     releases?
>      >
>      > I propose, if possible, that the next major production version of
>     Perl
>      > after 5.32 be 34.0, and then continue on in that manner afterwards.
>      >
>      > As for dealing with distinguishing development versus production,
>     the
>      > smallest change would be just to take the current process and
>     shift it
>      > to the left, so eg 33.x is dev (or as a special case could be
>     5.33.x as
>      > a transitional exception), 34.x is prod, 35.x is dev, and so on.
>      >
>      > Do we consider that Perl is free to independently make this move, or
>      > does anyone feel that Raku still has to do more than they have done
>      > first so that conflicts or incompatibilities can be prevented?
>      >
>      > Thank you.
>      >
>      > -- Darren Duncan
> 
>     -- 
>     Mikhail Kozachkov
> 

-- 
Mikhail Kozachkov

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