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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • With the development of Perl 6 underway, at what point does development on Perl 5.x stop? Just curious.
    • The Nordic Perl Workshop announcement notes that there will be 4 pumpkings in attendance. There are pumpkings for multiple versions of Perl 5 - often people want to upgrade with bug fixes but avoid any significant changes, so there is ongoing support for many older versions at once.

      When Perl 6 comes out, it will attract an audience very quickly, but established applications will continue to run on their current platforms for a long time.

      While it's easy to write new code in the latest version of the langu