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Kent Fredric
July 3, 2020 18:00
Re: Announcing Perl 7
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On Sat, 4 Jul 2020 at 05:47, Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
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> And by forcing everyone to have declared their version requirements by
> then we can do a simple grep for "use v5" across all of CPAN to gain a
> very easy simple metric on how much actual CPAN code is actually still
> using v5. When we feel that number is small enough - or the remaining
> outliers unimportant enough - we can cut it off.

You realise of course this will never factor for "real world perl
deployments", nor any of the stuff outside of CPAN, but are in use in
critical paths, some, in critical open source code.

Measuring using CPAN is like measuring an iceberg using its height
above the waterline.



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