Re: [PBML] Perl5 and Perl6
- On Sunday, May 4, 2003, at 08:38 AM, Hudson T Clark wrote:
> I'm scared that all these scripts I have worked so hardhopefully, if the perl developers are smart enough (which, given the
> on will be not working someday! How long is perl support to be around?
> Anyway ideas? Will perl 5 die off when perl6 comes out?
supremacy of perl, I'm sure they are) they will make future versions of
perl almost entirely backwards compatible. Plus, you don't always have
to upgrade. Almost all the web servers I know that run apache still
use v1.3 instead of their most recent, v2.0.
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