portupgrade to Perl 5.10.0 ??

Vivek Khera vivek at khera.org
Fri Jul 11 14:59:19 UTC 2008

On Jul 11, 2008, at 10:57 AM, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:

> On 2008 Jul 11, at 10:31, Vivek Khera wrote:
>> When I talk to some linux folks they just laugh that we don't have  
>> a perl 5.10 yet.  It is embarrassing, actually, to go out and  
>> evangelize FreeBSD when there are delays like this.
> As a practical matter, is 5.10 really all that urgent?  (Bleeding- 
> edge Linuxers don't count; FreeBSD is a production OS.)

There are some significant language improvements that would simplify  
some hairy parts of our code.

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