This word flip was weird. Every recording date of McClintic's he'd
gotten into the habit of talking electricity with the audio men and
technicians of the studio. McClintic once couldn't have cared less
about electricity, but now it seemed if that was helping him reach a
bigger audience, some digging, some who would never dig, but all
paying and those royalties keeping the Triumph in gas and McClintic
in J. Press suits, then McClintic ought to be grateful to
electricity, ought maybe to learn a little more about it. So he'd
picked up some here and there, and one day last summer he got around
to talking stochastic music and digital computers with one
technician. Out of the conversation had come Set/Reset, which was
getting to be a signature for the group. He had found out from this
sound man about a two-triode circuit called a flip-flop, which when
it turned on could be one of two ways, depending on which tube was
conducting and which was cut off: set or reset, flip or flop.
``And that,'' the man said, ``can be yes or no, or one or zero. And
``Crazy,'' said McClintic, having lost him back there someplace. But
-- Thomas Pynchon, V
Perl 5.9.2 is currently propagating on CPAN. Tests, of course, are
Thanks to everyone who has participated in it. Thanks also to everyone
I plan to make releases more often until 5.10.0. Basically, the next
* new core modules (integration of CPANPLUS)
The perldelta has already been prettified on search.cpan.org :
More formal announcement to follow.
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