I have a '99 laptop (K6-2 processor, no less) running SliTaz-- it boots in seconds, and does some lightweight tasks really well.
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From the posting: "Perl 5.10 isn't just a bug fix version: it's full of new features that I'm eager to use: named captures in regular expressions, state variables for subroutines, the defined-or operator, a switch statement (called given-when, though), a faster regex engine, and more. You can read more about the changes in perldelta."
This is great news for all of us Perl hackers around."
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