Perl | Frequent update

Chris Rees utisoft at
Sun May 22 09:58:28 UTC 2011

On 22 May 2011 10:20, Jos Chrispijn <ports at> wrote:
> Is there a reason why Perl is updated so frequently these days?
> Would it be better to keep m version-1 in order to see the latest one being
> stable for at least three months?
> regards,
> Jos Chrispijn

What's the point?

Even minor versions of perl are stable, and odd numbers are the
development branches -- rather like the kernel of That Other Less-Free

It's updated frequently because it's being worked upon by such a large
development team now -- it's progress!


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