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Re: Working Group Proposal

Joshua N Pritikin
July 19, 2000 13:14
Re: Working Group Proposal
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On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 03:50:37PM -0400, wrote:
> Goals:
> ------
>     * The ability to port perl6's parser to segmented-memory
>       architectures, including segment sizes as low as 4K bits.
>     * The ability to select any arbitrary subset of
>       perl's operators and keywords, and to build a perl6 executable
>       which implements only those operators and keywords, or to
>       adjust the set of operators and keywords at run-time.
>     * The ability to implement all language extensions, including
>       any keyword found in Perl5, in pure Perl6.  To achieve this
>       degree of configurability, we will employ the same techniques
>       that Transmeta is using in their microprocessor instruction set
>       translator.
>     * Satisfactory performance, meaning equal or better performance
>       than any other computer language including perl5.

I don't know.  These goals seem pretty ambitious...

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