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From:
Sawyer X
Date:
July 3, 2017 20:26
Subject:
Re: Perl 5 Porters Mailing List Summary: June 29th - July 2nd
Message ID:
ff3da983-8b13-0e1c-f661-1eae84e0ab0b@gmail.com
Aaaaand big typo: 5.22.4-RC1 and 5.24.2-RC1 !

Sorry for the mistake, and thanks, Steve Hay, for the correction!

On 07/03/2017 01:25 PM, Sawyer X wrote:
> Blog:
> http://blogs.perl.org/users/sawyer_x/2017/07/perl-5-porters-mailing-list-summary-june-29th---july-2nd.html
> Twitter: https://twitter.com/perl5summaries/status/881926734341435392
>
>                               June 29th - July 2nd
>
> News
>
>    Perl 5.22.4 is now finally [1]available!
>
>    Perl 5.24.2 is now finally [2]available!
>
>    Karl Williamson [3]updates us that LATIN CAPITAL LETTER SHARP S is now
>    officially recognized.
>
> Grant Reports
>
>      * Tony Cook TPF Grant 9 [4]report 3.
>      * Tony Cook TPF Grant 9 [5]report 4.
>      * Dave Mitchell TPF Grant 2 [6]report 182.
>
> Issues
>
>   New Issues
>
>      * [7]Perl #131679: our sub Foo::Bar spits a different error message
> from
>        the one for my sub Foo::Bar.
>      * [8]Perl #131687: Deparsed object constants lose blessedness.
>      * [9]Perl #131688: Instructions on how to patch Configure unclear.
>      * [10]Perl #131689: Configure should probe for __builtin_add_overflow.
>      * [11]Perl #131690: sysopen() sets $! on success.
>
>   Resolved Issues
>
>      * [12]Perl #131645: pp_sys.c: Assertion failure.
>      * [13]Perl #131679: our sub Foo::Bar spits a different error message
>        from the one for my sub Foo::Bar.
>
>   Patches
>
>    Lukas Mai provided a patch for [14]Perl #131689 (Configure should probe
>    for__builtin_add_overflow).
>
>    Pali provided patches in [15]Perl #131683
> (Encode::ONLY_PRAGMA_WARNINGS in
>    $PerlIO::encoding::fallback) to address the mess in warnings provided by
>    [16]Encode.
>
> Discussion
>
>    Pali also [17]provided patches in [18]Perl #131685 (Rename
> utf8::is_utf8()
>    and other functions) to revise the utf8::is_utf8() set of functions.
> There
>    is a discussion around that and what that will mean.
>
> References
>
>    1. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245293
>    2. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245292
>    3. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245280
>    4. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245275
>    5. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245276
>    6. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245320
>    7. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131679
>    8. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131687
>    9. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131688
>   10. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131689
>   11. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131690
>   12. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131645
>   13. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131679
>   14. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131689
>   15. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131683
>   16. http://metacpan.org/pod/Encode
>   17. http://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/245286
>   18. http://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=131685

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