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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: [PATCH] doc: technical/whyperl: update w/ (good) news from PSC
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:29:20 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

It looks like stability and compatibility will prevail, after all.
 Documentation/technical/whyperl.txt | 8 +++++---
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/technical/whyperl.txt b/Documentation/technical/whyperl.txt
index de6f912a..fbe2e1b1 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/whyperl.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/whyperl.txt
@@ -66,9 +66,11 @@ Good Things
   Perl had fewer breaking changes than Python or Ruby; we
   expect that trend to continue given the inertia of Perl 5.
-  Note: this document was written before the Perl 7 announcement.
-  We'll continue to monitor and adapt to the situation around
-  what distros are doing in regard to maintaining compatibility.
+  As of April 2021, the Perl Steering Committee has confirmed
+  Perl 7 will require `use v7.0' and existing code should
+  continue working unchanged:
+  <>
 * Built for text processing

             reply	other threads:[~2021-04-13 19:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-13 19:29 Eric Wong [this message]
2021-04-13 19:44 ` upcoming perl v5.12 requirement Eric Wong
2021-04-13 21:17   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2021-04-14  0:25     ` Eric Wong
2021-11-08 18:38   ` Eric Wong
2022-02-13 10:18     ` Eric Wong

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