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Id: 7961
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Queue: POE

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Requestors: RCAPUTO [...]
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Subject: Deprecate support for Perl versions older than 5.6.2
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The idea is to fork POE development into "old-Perl" and "now-Perl" branches. Someone with an interest in old Perl, perhaps because they use it in production, will take over that branch. Development of POE will then move into the 21st century.
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Support for older versions of Perl will fail naturally and gradually as the people who care about them dwindle and they stop sending in patches.

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