"Loved by sysadmins and webmasters worldwide--being a major
scripting language as well as the basis for PHP--Perl has today
seen its first major update in five years. Let's walk through the
main new features and why they're big news.
"First, the good news: The Perl Foundation have committed to
long-term support of Perl 5. Although Perl 5.10 introduces new
features and at the same time Perl 6 is in the works, Larry Wall
has stated that the large amount of working, production, Perl 5
code is recognised and the Foundation have no desire to break
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