[Israel.pm] Perl 5.8.x vs. 5.10.x

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Tue Mar 9 03:57:38 PST 2010


5.10 has a revamped regexp engine. It's faster and has more features.

There's some differences in the way Unicode is handled. Newer Perls
make more sense, probably, but if you have something that works in 5.6
you should test it a bit when migrating to 5.10.

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Levenglick Dov-RM07994
<RM07994 at freescale.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Other than somewhat forward compatibility to Perl 6, is there added value in installing 5.10.x? Are there drawbacks given code originally written for 5.6.x?
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> Best Regards,
> Dov Levenglick
> ü SAVE PAPER - THINK BEFORE YOU PRINT
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