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Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 02:46:23 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Perl 5.8.3

On Tue, Dec 23, 2003 at 02:53:59AM +0100, Maciek Pasternacki wrote:
> Is there any chance that Owl will include Perl in newer version than
> current 5.6.0?  I am running Jabber server on Owl and some transports
> written in Perl require libraries working only with Perl 5.6.1 or
> later.  As for now I have Perl 5.8 installed from source in
> /opt/perl58 and I use it only for these transports, but I'd be very
> glad to have more recent version of the interpreter in the distribution.

OK, there's Perl 5.8.3 in Owl-current, thanks to (GalaxyMaster) who
has done much work on this update. :-)

Alexander Peslyak <>
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