It gives me great pleasure to announce Perl 5.14.2, the third stable release of Perl 5.14.
You can download Perl 5.14.2 from your favorite CPAN mirror or from: https://metacpan.org/release/FLORA/perl-5.14.2/
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This release contains bug fixes, build fixes and documentation updates. It should be fully backward compatible with Perl 5.14.0.
Perl 5.14.2 is a recommended upgrade for all users of Perl 5.14.
You can find a full list of changes in the file "perldelta.pod" located in the "pod" directory inside the release and on the web at: https://metacpan.org/module/FLORA/perl-5.14.2/pod/perldelta.pod
Perl 5.14.2 represents approximately three months of development since Perl 5.14.1 and contains approximately 1200 lines of changes across 61 files from 9 authors.
Perl continues to flourish into its third decade thanks to a vibrant community of users and developers. The following people are known to have contributed the improvements that became Perl 5.14.2:
Craig A. Berry, David Golden, Father Chrysostomos, Florian Ragwitz, H.Merijn Brand, Karl Williamson, Nicholas Clark, Pau Amma and Ricardo Signes.
We expect to release Perl 5.14.3 in mid-December 2011, followed by Perl 5.14.4 in mid-March 2012. The next major release of Perl 5, 5.16.0 should appear in spring 2012.