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Matthew Persico
August 1, 2000 18:32
Re: perl 6 requirements
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Johan Vromans wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 09:50:11PM -0600, Nathan Torkington wrote:
> > So Larry is doing most of the evaluation for us.  He's the one who
> > gave us the good things in the Perl language we have now.  He'll be
> > the one vetoing the ridiculous ideas.
> Larry said: "Perl5 was my rewrite of Perl, Perl6 will be the community's
> rewrite of Perl." I think it is not realistic to keep shooting around,
> trusting Larry to prevent anyone from getting hurt. We have our own
> responsibilities as well.

In support, I got the impression that Larry wasn't even going to play
Supreme Court on this one and that this was the whole point of all these
groups and Perl6 - get Larry out from under all the piles of
responsibility and to make Perl truck-proof. ;_)

Matthew O. Persico
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