Elvin Aslanov

  • Commented on Live streaming the release of Perl 5.37.6
    Can't I watch it now non-live since missed (on Twitch or anywhere else)?...
  • Commented on This Week in PSC (086)
    Thoughts are to post here on and send links elsewhere I think having a dedicated web page (blog) is the right solution. I'll RSS subscribe to this one as well....
  • Commented on This Week in PSC (087)
    Paul has a (draft) PR to add pluggable infix operators, but it still needs more additions before it's considered core-worthy Yes, please. This is what Perl really lacks today....
  • Commented on This Week in PSC (088)
    We need to resync with Neil about how "SSL in Core" investigations are going +1 that's really a good news Net-SSLeay, please....
  • Commented on What happened to Perl 7?
  • Commented on What happened to Perl 7?
    Congrats on starting a new blog for PSC Very good idea, will read as articles are posted I've been reading since As for v5.36, it is a great work, and Perl revival for awesomeness I esp. appreciate subroutine signatures...
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  • E. Choroba commented on What happened to Perl 7?

    Shouldn't bareword_filehandles be disabled rather than enabled?

  • Joseph Brenner commented on What happened to Perl 7?

    It's excellent to have this clarified-- some people haven't gotten the word that the consensus is to stay with backwards compatibility-- I was talking to some folks who you would think would know better who were expecting some major breakage from the Perl 7 release.

    I was wondering about this, though:

    "At some point in the future, the PSC may decide that the set of features, taken together, represent a big enough step forward to justify a new baseline for Perl. If that happens, then the version will be bumped to 7.0."

    Couldn't this be firmed up at this point? I wou…

  • Dimitrios Kechagias commented on What happened to Perl 7?

    IMHO announcing Perl 7, which was picked up by the non-perl community as clear "signs of life" from what they thought of as an irrelevant/dying language, and then taking it back was quite a big step backwards, so I'd thought we'd want to rectify that as quickly as possible.

  • Smylers commented on What happened to Perl 7?

    Thank you for such a clear update. As somebody who only manages intermittently to follow what's happening with the Perl core, this is really useful, and explains several things I'd be wondering about.

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