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From: Fields, Christopher J <cjfields <at> illinois.edu>
Subject: Re: dependencies on perl version
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lang.perl.bio.general
Date: Tuesday 5th February 2013 20:56:48 UTC (over 3 years ago)
Aim for 5.10.1, but be careful of smart-match.  If you do this, make sure
to add a 'use 5.010' pragma at the top.  

(for those who don't like this, please speak up.  perl 5.8 has been around
almost 8 yrs, we would like to allow using new features if at all possible)

chris

On Feb 5, 2013, at 2:06 PM, Carnë Draug  wrote:

> Hi
> 
> how much perl backwards compatibility does bioperl needs to keep?
> 
> If I have something I want to implement and use state (requires
> 5.010), is it acceptable? 5.010 is already a quite old perl version.
> Of course, there are other less elegant ways to implement those
> features. If I can't use modern perl stuff, what version number is the
> limit?
> 
> Carnë
> 
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