People forget that I'm perl 5.005 pumpkin. The other pumpkins are being a bit slack about actually releasing, so I've decided to put out a maintenance release of Perl 5.005:
Perl 5.005 is a great version of Perl and still used by many people. There have been a few distribution updates and tool changes which mean that it no longer compiles cleanly everywhere, so I believe it's time for a maintenance release of perl5.005, which will lead to perl5.005_05.
Read the rest on perl5-porters.