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  •  17 Mar 2013 18:29
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    Release Notes: This release contains one major and a number of minor security fixes. It fixes a possible vulnerability to a denial-of-service attack by use of a carefully-crafted set of hash keys, a segmentation fault when reading or writing strings greater than 2^31 bytes in size, and a memory leak in Encode.xs's UTF-8 encoding implementation.

    •  03 Nov 2012 11:08
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      Release Notes: Several minor bugs were fixed.

      •  12 Aug 2012 13:55
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        Release Notes: Enhancements were made to code features such as "use", which now explicitly enables feature bundles, a more consistent "eval" operator, and a revamped "substr" function. The "__SUB__" sequence now returns a reference to the current subroutine, allowing for recursive subroutines to be written more simply. Support for Unicode 6.1 was improved. Many other minor improvements and bugfixes, along with several deprecations, were made.

        •  28 Sep 2011 11:59
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          Release Notes: Two security vulnerabilities were resolved. Several other minor bugs were fixed.

          •  04 Jul 2011 07:45
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            Release Notes: Several modules were updated to fix minor bugs. Tests were fixed. Documentation was improved.

            •  18 May 2011 09:52
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              Release Notes: Unicode version 6.0 is now supported. Regular expressions can now be reset to the default modifiers. Four new regular expression modifiers, "/d", "/l" , "/u", and "/a", were introduced. The substitution operators now support the modifier "/r" to work non-destructively, leaving the original unmodified. Larger octals can now be specified. Array and hash operators can now experimentally operate directly on hard references. printf-like functions now understand post-1980 size modifiers. Exception handling was made more reliable and consistent. Other enhancements and many bug fixes were made.

              •  11 Sep 2010 16:58
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                Release Notes: A bug in the handling of "no VERSION" was fixed. Several other bugs were fixed in the core, along with minor fixes to several modules. Documentation was improved.

                •  18 May 2010 07:54
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                  Release Notes: Several included modules were updated. Documentation was improved. Several minor bugs were fixed.

                  •  22 Apr 2010 10:44
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                    Release Notes: This release introduces several new features, such as caller(), anonymous packages, named parameters, the Yada Yada operator, and pluggable keywords. substr() arguments are no longer restricted to 32 bits. Y2038 compliance is now ensured. Unicode support was improved. Many other improvements were made.

                    •  05 Oct 2009 07:58
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                      Release Notes: This development release introduces several new features, such as caller(), anonymous packages, and named parameters. Many improvements were made.

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