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Re: y/rple/yma/ (was: LALR (was Re: Working Group Proposal))

Gary Richardson
July 24, 2000 10:55
Re: y/rple/yma/ (was: LALR (was Re: Working Group Proposal))
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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

* This sounds like I'm authoritve; I am not. I am just stating what I see. Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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