On 11/29/18 12:07 PM, Steve Hay via perl5-porters wrote:
> The origins of the name "Bernstein" are sometimes linked with the Germa=
> noun Bernstein, which means "amber"--a translucent yellowish fossilized
> resin, used for ornaments and thought to possess magical properties.
> Leonard Bernstein would later call himself "Lenny Amber" when he needed
> a pseudonym for the popular piano transcriptions he published in his
> mid-twenties, and his business affairs would be organized within a
> company called Amberson Enterprises. There are several towns and
> villages named Bernstein in Germany and Austria (where the pronunciatio=
> is BernSTINE), but Bernstein's parents came from Jewish ghettos in
> northwestern Ukraine, where the last syllable is usually pronounced
> BernSHTAYN or STEEN. Sam insisted, however, on the mid-European style
> employed by the earlier immigrants.
> -- Humphrey Burton, "Leonard Bernstein"
Bernstein's daughter came to town a monthish ago, and she pronounced it=20
> We are pleased to announce version 26.3, the third maintenance release
> of version 26 of Perl 5.
> You will soon be able to download Perl 5.26.3 from your favourite CPAN
> mirror or find it at:
> SHA1 digests for this release are:
> 940e1739dd979a284f343dff57ddcbf7f555b928 perl-5.26.3.tar.gz
> 4c61872bab631427cbb5b519ef8809d3a4c7f921 perl-5.26.3.tar.bz2
> ca73432ac07288fdce2063f5e09c642e28584226 perl-5.26.3.tar.xz
> You can find a full list of changes in the file "perldelta.pod" located
> in the "pod" directory inside the release and on the web.
> Perl 5.26.3 represents approximately 8 months of development since Perl
> 5.26.2 and contains approximately 4,500 lines of changes across 51 file=
> from 15 authors.
> Excluding auto-generated files, documentation and release tools, there
> were approximately 770 lines of changes to 10 .pm, .t, .c and .h files.
> Perl continues to flourish into its third decade thanks to a vibrant
> community of users and developers. The following people are known to
> have contributed the improvements that became Perl 5.26.3:
> Aaron Crane, Abigail, Chris 'BinGOs' Williams, Dagfinn Ilmari Manns=C3=A5=
> David Mitchell, H.Merijn Brand, James E Keenan, John SJ Anderson, Karen
> Etheridge, Karl Williamson, Sawyer X, Steve Hay, Todd Rinaldo, Tony
> Cook, Yves Orton.
> The list above is almost certainly incomplete as it is automatically
> generated from version control history. In particular, it does not
> include the names of the (very much appreciated) contributors who
> reported issues to the Perl bug tracker.
> Many of the changes included in this version originated in the CPAN
> modules included in Perl's core. We're grateful to the entire CPAN
> community for helping Perl to flourish.
> For a more complete list of all of Perl's historical contributors,
> please see the AUTHORS file in the Perl source distribution.
> The next major stable release of Perl 5, version 30.0, should appear in
> May 2019, with version 31.0 released around the same time.
> Steve Hay