Better Perl

Andy Wardley abw at
Thu Apr 3 20:14:55 BST 2008

Aidan Samuel wrote:
> Being a relative newbie, can I ask; were there similar levels of
> controversy when Perl 5 was brewing?

Not that I recall.

If memory serves, I was able to run all my Perl 4 scripts under Perl 5
and the only thing I had to change were a couple of double quoted strings
that had '@' in them, e.g. "abw at" which  generates a "possible
interpolation..." warning in Perl 5 but didn't in Perl 4.


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