[Israel.pm] Oh how much I hate

Shlomi Fish shlomif at shlomifish.org
Thu Nov 15 00:42:06 PST 2012

Hello Shmuel,

On Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:52:53 +0900
Shmuel Fomberg <shmuelfomberg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All.
> ... when people tell me that some feature is in Perl from version 5.11.3.
> or maybe, in case of modules, 2.04_07
> I'm sorry, I only think in release versions. how does that map to a "real"
> version?

That's not very hard:

1. The changes in perl-5.11.3 were first incorporated into the stable
perl-5.12.0 release. Already round the middle digit to an even number.

2. 2.04_07 was likely released as 2.05 (the _07 is a development distribution).


	Shlomi Fish

> this is just an annoying show-off.
> Shmuel.

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