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Re: I mainly write Perl at...

by UrsaloFF (Novice)
on Oct 21, 2002 at 18:05 UTC ( #206891=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to I mainly write Perl at...

Usually i write Perl at home as my job. At my job i write perl when I can (sometimes in secret) for fun and rest. Probably, i write little bit seriously at my home. Of course i write perl for me because it's my self-expression. Some time i looking for job. Please sombody tell me how write perl right angles and i'll do that :-)))). But in any case i write perl on my dirty keyboard, so i decided to choise this option.

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[Corion]: Hmm - I would say the 5.8.5 is a broken installation / corrupt tarball download, and the 5.10.0 is really weird, and maybe a bug in that version of Perl
[Corion]: I don't see how my $result = eval q{'abc' =~ ?b?}; could create a "Modification of read-only value" error
[marto]: Discipulus the issue that should be adressed is that the page needs to be updated to reflect modern perl on Windows
[Discipulus]: but is really necessary to support these ancient versions? from 5.14 onward is not enough?
[Discipulus]: yes marto I understood
[Corion]: Discipulus: I'm slowly migrating my code to require 5.8.x ;) Most of my code works on 5.6, but Filter::signatures requires 5.10 I think
[Corion]: 5.14 is also a good target, widely available and fairly stable. Also, over five years old, which doesn't push people into a needless upgrade cycle
[Discipulus]: yes I saw your efforts Corion but the pain is worth?
[Corion]: Discipulus: IMO it's not that much pain, but most of the systems I use have a Perl 5.14 or newer on them nowadays

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