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From:
Nathan Wiger
Date:
July 31, 2000 20:51
Subject:
Re: perl 6 requirements
Message ID:
39864814.A9A2DB98@wiger.org
Tom Christiansen wrote:
> 
> Do not expect your sort of voice to be as easily heard here and
> hereabouts as those calling forth a brand new, compsci-inspired
> language that they nonetheless plan to continue refer to as Perl.

I'm not worried *too* much at this point, but I must admit that seeing a
couple sample/joke RFC's saying "get rid of the $'s" did give me a
little lump in the throat. But I have faith in Larry and all the
other true Perl hackers so I'm not really sweating it. Besides, it's
probably a good exercise to first brainstorm, get all the ideas flowing
(bad ones too, because they may lead to good ones), then chop them down
later.
 
> There's a lot of reason why this is all happening now, but one isn't
> allowed to discuss such.  Sorry.

Like Simon said, this does scare me a little...maybe if it's top-secret
you can tell me after the fact. :-)

Cheers,
Nate

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