Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl-Sensitive Sunglasses

Re: Does 5.8.0 suck?

by mirod (Canon)
on Aug 08, 2002 at 09:41 UTC ( #188538=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Does 5.8.0 suck?

One thing to remember is that there has been a lot of work done on the test suites (thanks to Schwern, Chromatic and other unsung heroes). So even though the language gets more complex with each release (with Unicode support for example) you can also be a lot more confident that glaring bugs will have been caught.

So in short my bet is that 5.8.0 is a lot more stable than 5.6.0 was.

5.9.n OTOH will be a development track, so it might not be such a good idea to install it on a production system.

The Error Message is GOD - MJD

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://188538]
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others cooling their heels in the Monastery: (8)
As of 2018-06-25 08:24 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    Should cpanminus be part of the standard Perl release?

    Results (126 votes). Check out past polls.