Switching to Perl 5.16

Daniel J. Luke dluke at geeklair.net
Mon Jul 8 07:48:04 PDT 2013

On Jul 8, 2013, at 10:44 AM, Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia <jeremyhu at apple.com> wrote:
>> do you have a reason why? We generally follow the upstream 'stable' release unless we've got a specific reason not to...
> Well that wasn’t the case while 5.14 was stable upstream nor while 5.16 was stable upstream.  

and in both cases we were behind for no real reason (as far as I could tell at the time).

> 5.18 doesn’t even exist in MacPorts yet.  Possibly by the time it becomes available, 5.20 will be out, and we’ll be having this same argument.

only if we don't just jump to the current stable ;-)
Daniel J. Luke                                                                   
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