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From:
Leon Timmermans
Date:
May 20, 2021 20:27
Subject:
Re: Perl 5.34.0 is now available!
Message ID:
CAHhgV8ieezFbhdWOj5N9BouZqc5BxVY=xNZpci9boiTMFja_LQ@mail.gmail.com
On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 10:15 PM Sawyer X <xsawyerx@gmail.com> wrote:

>   Our greatest power as nations and individuals is not the ability to
> employ assault weapons, suicide bombers, and drones to destroy each
> other.
>   The greater more creative powers with which we may arm ourselves are
> grace and compassion sufficient enough to love and save each other.
>
>     -- Aberjhani
>
> We are thrilled to announce perl v5.34.0, the first stable release of
> version 34 of Perl 5.
>
> You will soon be able to download Perl 5.34.0 from your favorite CPAN
> mirror or find it at:
>
> https://metacpan.org/release/XSAWYERX/perl-5.34.0/
>
> SHA1 digests for this release are:
>
>   870b4e1ffe33f94a4996a4acbbcebb8422c5e73a  perl-5.34.0.tar.gz
>   d461e206a1dca5e79d39e77debf0b564f6d77d37  perl-5.34.0.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-5.34.0/pod/perldelta.pod
>
> Perl 5.34.0 represents approximately 11 months of development since
> Perl 5.32.0 and contains approximately 280,000 lines of changes across
> 2,100 files from 78 authors.
>
> Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there
> were approximately 150,000 lines of changes to 1,300 .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 5.34.0:
>
> Aaron Crane, Adam Hartley, Andy Dougherty, Ben Cornett, Branislav
> Zahradník, brian d foy, Chris 'BinGOs' Williams, Christian Walde
> (Mithaldu), Craig A. Berry, Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker, Dan Book, Daniel
> Böhmer, Daniel Laügt, Dan Kogai, David Cantrell, David Mitchell,
> Dominic Hamon, E. Choroba, Ed J, Eric Herman, Eric Lindblad, Eugene
> Alvin Villar, Felipe Gasper, Giovanni Tataranni, Graham Knop, Graham
> Ollis, Hauke D, H.Merijn Brand, Hugo van der Sanden, Ichinose Shogo,
> Ivan Baidakou, Jae Bradley, James E Keenan, Jason McIntosh, jkahrman,
> John Karr, John Lightsey, Kang-min Liu, Karen Etheridge, Karl
> Williamson, Keith Thompson, Leon Timmermans, Marc Reisner, Marcus
> Holland-Moritz, Max Maischein, Michael G Schwern, Nicholas Clark,
> Nicolas R., Paul Evans, Petr Písař, raiph, Renee Baecker, Ricardo
> Signes, Richard Leach, Romano, Ryan Voots, Samanta Navarro, Samuel
> Thibault, Sawyer X, Scott Baker, Sergey Poznyakoff, Sevan Janiyan,
> Shirakata Kentaro, Shlomi Fish, Sisyphus, Sizhe Zhao, Steve Hay, TAKAI
> Kousuke, Thibault Duponchelle, Todd Rinaldo, Tomasz Konojacki, Tom
> Hukins, Tom Stellard, Tony Cook, vividsnow, Yves Orton, Zakariyya
> Mughal, Михаил Козачков.
>
> 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 the next development version imminently. The next
> major stable release of Perl should appear in the first half of 2022.
>
> Stay safe,
> In hugs and bugs,
> Sawyer X.
>

Thank you for this release :-)

Leon

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