[Israel.pm] Perl 5.6 on Win32 is falling off the map

Shmuel Fomberg semuelf at 012.net.il
Tue Dec 15 08:53:26 PST 2009


That's mostly correct, just replace "manager" with multi-national 
multi-billion mega cooperation, that have several tens of million 
dollars invested in the current gigantic code base, and is afraid of 
doing anything that might break the code.

so.. yeah.

Shmuel.


Roey Almog (Infoneto Ltd) wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> If this the case go to your manager and say - "5.6 is not supported
> well enough no one run tests on it..."
> 
> Your manager will say
> 
> "Really ? , well it works here, don't fix something that does not fixing"
> 
> Then you'll said "@#%@!$%@#"
> 
> And you'll start looking for
> 
> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 11:26 PM, Shmuel Fomberg <semuelf at 012.net.il> wrote:
>> Because I want it to die already too? ;-)
>>
>> Gaal Yahas wrote:
>>> What's stopping you from reporting test results?
>>>
>>> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 9:13 PM, Shmuel Fomberg <semuelf at 012.net.il> wrote:
>>>> Hi All.
>>>>
>>>> Looking on CPAN testers reports for some modules, I noticed that no
>>>> reports are submitted for Perl 5.6 on Win32.
>>>> It means that authors will not get automated feedback for bugs in this
>>>> platform, and support will declain pretty fast.
>>>>
>>>> Pretty sucks, as I have to use it on my job. :-/
>>>>
>>>> On the other hand, some brave soul is still running tests on Perl5.6 on
>>>> Linux. good for him, I guess.
>>>>
>>>> Shmuel.
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