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Re: [PATCH 5.005_62] First round of unpack

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
October 27, 1999 01:08
Re: [PATCH 5.005_62] First round of unpack
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Gurusamy Sarathy writes:
 > On Wed, 27 Oct 1999 10:37:44 +0300, Jarkko Hietaniemi wrote:
 > >Perhaps Ilya's intending to implement Perl 6 using Perl 5's pack()? :-)
 > Once we've passed the impending complexity horizon, pack() will
 > become implementable only in pack(), perl will accumulate enough
 > bits to collapse onto itself, and even Chip will need forever to

Ahhh.  The Ultimate Black Perl.

 > escape from perl 5.  CPAN won't need version numbers after that.

$jhi++; #
        # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'.
        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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