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Re: Perl 5.005 in potato



On Fri, May 07, 1999 at 05:57:15PM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> > I disagree. One of the major complaints I get about Debian by 
> > colleagues is that its Perl is out of date. We should at the
> > very least update to the latest 5.004 release (unless it's been
> > snuck in there already and I didn't notice :)
> 
> The major complaint I hear is that debian takes too long between
> releases. Redoing everything that touches perl isn't going to help that
> concern. If someone wants to package it, great--but it's not worth
> holding up the release for it.

I disagree..  I think in this case the extra time spent updating our perl
is worth it.  In this case.  In some cases, I wouldn't have thought so.

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