News briefs for June 25, 2018.
Perl version 5.28.0 has been released. According to LWN.net, highlights of this release,
which was 13 months in the making with approximately 730,000 lines of changes, include "Unicode 10.0 support, string- and
number-specific bitwise operators, a change to more secure hash functions,
and safer in-place editing." See the full list of changes here.