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* [PATCH] doc: technical/whyperl: update w/ (good) news from PSC
@ 2021-04-13 19:29 Eric Wong
  2021-04-13 19:44 ` upcoming perl v5.12 requirement Eric Wong
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 6+ messages in thread
From: Eric Wong @ 2021-04-13 19:29 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: meta

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:
+  https://nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/259789
+  <CAMvkq_SyTKZD=1=mHXwyzVYYDQb8Go0N0TuE5ZATYe_M4BCm-g@mail.gmail.com>
 
 * Built for text processing
 

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