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From:
Mike Fulton
Date:
January 26, 2022 15:01
Subject:
Re: Article on enabling Perl for z/OS
Message ID:
CAOmchhFGYp6Wy9cVoUkm2G-ytjvyvMxJyC3yZKFstZ5Kih9WSQ@mail.gmail.com
Hi

Yep - and it's used to test GNU make, which is pretty much down at the
heart of many pieces of software.

On Wed, Jan 26, 2022 at 12:20 AM Oodler 577 <oodler577@sdf-eu.org> wrote:

> * Yuki Kimoto <kimoto.yuki@gmail.com> [2022-01-26 10:56:53 +0900]:
>
> > 2022-1-26 6:18 Mike Fulton <mikefultonpersonal@gmail.com>:
> >
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > I wrote a blog on the changes for enabling ASCII support on z/OS for
> those
> > > that might be interested:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> https://makingdeveloperslivesbetter.wordpress.com/2022/01/18/enabling-open-source-for-z-os-perl/
> > >
> > > Thanks, mike
> > >
> >
> > Mike
> >
> > Thank you for writing this article.
> >
> > I shared this article on my Twitter now.
>
> Yes, appreciated to pointer to the article. Also, I did not
> know that:
>
> "zsh itself uses other Open Source software packages, including Perl"
>
> This has implications for MacOS I imagine. Similarly, FreeBSD's
> switch to git means that perl comes in also as a dependency for
> most there (so does python, but that's besides the point).
>
> Cheers,
> Brett
>
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