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Alexander Hartmaier
May 2, 2021 09:58
Re: landing experiments during v5.35.0
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On Fri, Apr 30, 2021 at 7:40 PM Ricardo Signes <>

> Porters,
> Soon, v5.35.0 will be here, and we will be getting to work in earnest on
> the next version of Perl.  Lots to do!
> One thing to do, I think, is to begin a review of our outstanding
> experiments  Did you know we have *fifteen* of them?  Several weren't
> collected in perlexperiment.  In fact, I found enough through casual
> looking-around that I'm not certain that we won't find that we've stuck a
> "this is experimental" label on some other things not yet counted.
> In the meantime, I have tried to make sure that we have a GitHub issue for
> each experiment, where we'll keep track of its status.  This includes, most
> especially:  "Is it time to call this experiment over?"  You can see the
> list here:
> Over the next few weeks, I'll begin going through these one by one,
> posting notes and requests for information, and trying to get things
> moving.  This email is a heads-up, and most definitely *not* a call for
> anybody to try to get this started early.  We can't review all 15 at once
> usefully, so let's not try.
> On the other hand, if you believe we have other things that are called
> experimental but not listed there, let me know.  I'd like to get the
> documentation correct in v5.34.0.

Can you please add links to the POD describing the feature?

Thanks, Alex

> --
> rjbs

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