On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, Dan Sugalski wrote: > Your understanding is incomplete. Perl 6 may well have incompatible changes > made to it, and some stuff is almost inevitably going away. (I'd bet > everything marked "deprecated" since the first alphas of 5.000 would get > the chop) What, of course, is still up in the air, since Larry's not > actually had *time* to do anything on it yet... I suppose saying that 'not changing the language' was wrong, but perl6's focus is* to not be a language rewrite, but an implementation rewrite. Stuff that was marked as deprecated has essentially already been removed from the language spec. * This sounds like I'm authoritve; I am not. I am just stating what I see.