http://qs321.pair.com?node_id=11146837

Dave Cross has written a fairly brief article explaining what's been going on with Perl development and releases in recent years, highlighting compatibility and new features.

You can check it out at https://stackoverflow.blog/2022/09/08/this-is-not-your-grandfathers-perl/.

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Re: StackOverflow blog: This is not your grandfather's Perl
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 12, 2022 at 20:39 UTC
Re: StackOverflow blog: This is not your grandfather's Perl
by Jenda (Abbot) on Sep 20, 2022 at 14:40 UTC
    All of this meant that for almost twenty years, Perl had no next version number to use. And this has, unsurprisingly, led to a large part of the industry assuming that Perl hasnít changed much over that time.

    Perl 6. The Perl that killed perl.

    Jenda
    1984 was supposed to be a warning,
    not a manual!