Perl 5 Porters Weekly: July 22-28, 2013
Welcome to Perl 5 Porters Weekly, a summary of the email traffic of the perl5-porters email list. Sorry this summary is a little short on the summary part. It's more of a link-o-rama this week.
Topics this week include:
- perl 5.19.2 is now available
- upcoming release of 5.18.1
- Try/Catch Exception Objects: Possible?
- The value of a good perldelta
- NWCLARK TPF grant May report
- NWCLARK TPF grant June report
perl 5.19.2 is now available
Aristotle Pagaltzis published the newest developer release of perl last Sunday.
upcoming release of 5.18.1
RJBS created a metaticket for any 5.18.1 blockers.
Try/Catch Exception Objects: Possible?
David Wheeler wrote a proposal about putting true exception objects into the perl core. This was a very popular thread this week.
The value of a good perldelta
David Golden encouraged people to use good commit hygeine when pushing commits especially if they're intended for a maintenance branch.
NWCLARK TPF grant reports
Always a fascinating read, Nicholas Clark posted a top level summary of his monthly work on the Perl core for May and June.
There is also a pending grant proposal for further work on the core by Nicholas. Please comment on it here.