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1If you read this file _as_is_, just ignore the funny characters you see.
2It is written in the POD format (see pod/perlpod.pod) which is specially
3designed to be readable as is.
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5=head1 NAME
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9=head1 SYNOPSIS
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11For Mac OS X see README.macosx
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13Perl under Mac OS Classic has not been supported since before Perl 5.10
14(April 2004).
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16When we say "Mac OS" below, we mean Mac OS 7, 8, and 9, and I<not>
17Mac OS X.
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19=head1 DESCRIPTION
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a3815e44 21The port of Perl to Mac OS was officially removed as of Perl 5.12,
f858446f 22though the last official production release of MacPerl corresponded to
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23Perl 5.6. While Perl 5.10 included the port to Mac OS, ExtUtils::MakeMaker,
24a core part of Perl's module installation infrastructure officially dropped support for Mac OS in April 2004.
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26=head1 AUTHOR
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9b34ea9a 28Perl was ported to Mac OS by Matthias Neeracher
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29E<lt>neeracher@mac.comE<gt>. Chris Nandor E<lt>pudge@pobox.comE<gt>
30continued development and maintenance for the duration of the port's life.