"Perl 1 was released to the public by Larry Wall 20 years ago
today. To celebrate, Perl5Porters have released Perl5.10, the
latest stable version of Perl 5. Happy Birthday Perl!
"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..."