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maint policy: Note that old regressions are acceptable too
authorSteve Hay <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com>
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:03:54 +0000 (13:03 +0000)
committerSteve Hay <steve.m.hay@googlemail.com>
Fri, 6 Mar 2015 08:15:56 +0000 (08:15 +0000)
pod/perlpolicy.pod

index ef798d9..645ad69 100644 (file)
@@ -275,7 +275,8 @@ functionality or negatively impact performance.
 =item *
 
 Patches that fix regressions in perl's behavior relative to previous
-releases.
+releases, no matter how old the regression, since some people may
+upgrade from very old versions of perl to the latest version.
 
 =item *