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From David Lloyd <>
Subject Re: What's going on with Embperl???
Date Sat, 27 Sep 2003 05:46:13 GMT


> > For getting 2.0 out of beta: I use 2.0 for a long time in all my
> > projects and it is very stable, there is no reason for not to use it
> > in production environment, I really should rename it to 2.0 final. The
> > only thing I see is, what Neil mentioned, that there a some (small)
> > issuses with old 1.x code, that might be a showstopper, when upgrading
> > old projects.
> > 
> This is not a valid enough reason in my opinion to hold off a release. 
> 1.x is HTML::Embperl and not Embperl.  I think the new package name
> indicates there is something more in the change then just a general
> update.  I have run 2.x and 1.x on the same machine with no problems (in
> the later releases of 2.x).  I feel as long as it is clearly indicated
> in the make process, in the readme and on the Embperl site that there
> are known syntax issues between 1.x and 2.x that it OK to release.  The
> user still has to change his conf file to reflect Embperl vs.
> HTML::Embperl to in fact use the updated 

Isn't going to 2.0 a major release? So if minor things break between 1.X
and 2.0, this should be expected?

(just a thought of mine)

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