in reply to StackOverflow blog: This is not your grandfather's Perl
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.
1984 was supposed to be a warning,
not a manual!
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